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Bound Brook flood, Hurricane Irene, new jersey

New Jersey adds $75M to flooded-home buyout program

WAYNE PARRY / AP / US NEWS & WORLD REPORT - New Jersey is adding another $75 million to its program [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

Pallone takes Trump administration to task for nuclear, coal subsidies

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Rep. Frank Pallone yesterday criticized a Trump administration proposal to bolster the economically struggling nuclear [go to article]

What is the Clean Power Plan, and how can Trump repeal it?

NEW YORK TIMES - Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said Monday that he would issue a formal [go to article]
electric vehicle charging, new jersey environment news

Another regional initiative, this one for zero-emission vehicles

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Christie administration shunned regional collaborations with neighboring states to fight climate change [go to article]
new jersey environment news, pollution

Ballot question closer to stop raiding of natural-resources damages

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In recent years, the state has tapped polluters by having them pay to help restore natural [go to article]

EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants

MATTHEW DALY / AP / NEW JERSEY HERALD - The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack [go to article]
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Courts thwart administration’s effort to rescind Obama-era environmental regulations

ERIC LIPTON / NEW YORK TIMES - The rapid-fire push by the Trump administration to wipe out significant chunks of the Obama [go to article]
new jersey environment news, Trump

As Trump retreats, states are stepping up on climate action

ELIZABETH SHOGREN / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Just hours after President Trump’s Rose Garden speech in June announcing plans to withdraw from the 2015 Paris [go to article]
Barnegat Bay, Bayville, New Jersey

Christie announces $20M for future health of Barnegat Bay

KEVIN SHEA / NJ.COM - Gov. Chris Christie announced $20 million in grants Wednesday to county and local governments, and environmental [go to article]
new jersey environment news, highlands

‘Greens’ say Highlands Council trying to stifle public comment

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental groups are challenging proposals to update a blueprint for the state’s management [go to article]

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