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Sunday, October 20, 2019

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Keegan landfil, Kearny NJ

‘You will continue to slowly poison us,’ Kearny mayor says amid push for Keegan...

CHRISTIE DUFFY / NY PIX 11 - At a public meeting Thursday of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, which owns Keegan Landfill in Kearny, residents pushed [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

New Jersey scores clean-air victory in pollution battle versus Trump administration

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - States whose air pollution blows into New Jersey and contributes to high smog levels will not be able to delay making cuts [go to article]
Mcguire-Lakehurst Military Base

One of the worst spots for these cancer-causing chemicals is in N.J.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is a national hot spot of pollution [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water

Connecting the dots between race and unsafe drinking water

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - If you live in a community of color, the drinking water provided to your home is more likely to come from systems with a history of repeated [go to article]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

New Jersey soil microbe shown to break down ‘forever chemicals’

YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Scientists have discovered that a soil microbe commonly found in New Jersey wetlands can break down one of the toughest class of pollutants [go to article]
lead poisoning, paint, new jersey environment

EPA faulted for not doing enough to protect kids against lead at home

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Environmental Protection Agency’s office of inspector general yesterday faulted the federal agency for having [go to article]
new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

New Jersey updates law for cleaning up polluted sites

JOHN HERZFELD / BLOOMBERG - A newly enacted New Jersey law updates the state’s system for cleaning up polluted sites—and more changes may be in the works [go to article]
video

Hypodermic needle, vial of blood found in Delaware River, and South Jersey residents say...

KIMBERLY DAVIS / 3 CBS PHILLY - A boater made a disturbing discovery in the Delaware River Wednesday morning — a hypodermic needle and a vial of blood [go to article]
plastic bag in tree

Plastic bag ban arrives in Paramus, N.J.’s shopping stronghold

ERIN VOGT / NJ 101.5 - The unofficial shopping capital of New Jersey has joined the list of communities to ban single-use plastic bags [go to article]
plastic waste pile

Amid crisis, lawmakers take fresh look at N.J.’s recycling system

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state Legislature on Thursday looked to examine ways to fix the state’s recycling system, now in such a crisis [go to article]

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