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new jersey factory

It causes ‘sunburn for the lungs.’ It’s getting worse in N.J.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - There's good and bad news about the quality of New Jersey's air. Fewer areas in the Garden State are suffering from pollution [go to article]
delaware bay, new jersey environment

Will Murphy let company dump treated wastewater into Delaware River?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - At one time, the sprawling 1,455-acre DuPont Chambers Work facility was the largest commercial wastewater treatment plant [go to article]
smokestacks billowing smoke

New Jersey’s air so bad that breathing it could be dangerous to your health

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey’s air continues to be among the most polluted in the nation, with a large swath of the state receiving failing grades [go to article]
water splash

PFOA: No one knows how much of the cancer-causing chemical is in our water

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Drinking water contamination from a family of industrial chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems is not just a New Jersey [go to article]
Superfund

Notorious Toms River Superfund site gets 5 more years of water testing

JEAn MIKLE / APP.COM - When will Reich Farm be taken off the Superfund list? The answer, it appears, is not anytime soon [go to article]
Camden rowhouses

Making sure Murphy administration makes environmental justice a priority

COLLEEN O'DEA / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental and urban community activists met with officials from the new administration in Trenton on Wednesday in an effort to ensure [go to article]
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Dr. King said segregation harms us all. Environmental research shows he was right.

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - A half-century ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. To get to the site [go to article]
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Murphy administration tries to stop environmentalists from contesting Exxon settlement

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - In a move that surprised environmentalists, the Murphy administration has filed court papers to block an appeal by advocacy groups [go to article]
Pompton Lake, NJ, cleanup area

Cleanup nears end for Pompton Lake, a regional backup water supply contaminated by DuPont

JAMES O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Dump trucks loaded with sand have started to roll into Pompton Lakes for the final phase of a controversial cleanup [go to article]
Edgewater NJ Quanta Superfund site

EPA begins monitoring air in residential areas for fumes wafting from Edgewater Superfund site

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Environmental regulators have begun monitoring the air at residential developments near the Quanta Superfund [go to article]

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