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Phil Murphy administration plans to take $125M from Exxon settlement to balance budget

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - In a move environmentalists likened to a betrayal, Gov. Phil Murphy plans to divert more than half of a controversial $225 million settlement [go to article]
new jersey environment, recycling, plastic

Plastic bag ban: Will Phil Murphy get involved in NJ?

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - A prospective ban or fee for plastic grocery bags – one that would assess a 5-cent per bag charge on shoppers – could represent [go to article]
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New Jersey looks to $50m bond issue to fund stormwater management

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey may finally be coming up with some financing to tackle one of its most expensive and intractable pollution problems [go to article]
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Toms River cancer cluster: Will environmental rollbacks bring back ‘toxic’ towns?

JEAN MIKLE / ASBURY PARK PRESS - Linda Gillick remembers it all like it was yesterday. Seated in an oversize armchair in her living room after a recent fall, she recalled [go to article]
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Toxic Secrets: Pollution, evasion and fear in North Jersey

JAMES M. O'NEILL and SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - For decades, an underground plume of toxic chemicals — about eight football fields wide [go to article]
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N.J. finds PFNAs, ‘chemicals of emerging concern,’ in some recreational fishing waters

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - For the first time, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has tested for man-made “chemicals of emerging concern” [go to article]
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Trump’s latest EPA pick works for company linked to NJ Superfund site

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - The candidate that President Donald Trump has picked to oversee the cleanup of Superfund sites around the country [go to article]
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Groundwater remedy for Ringwood Superfund under extended review

DAVID M. ZIMMER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A highly-anticipated plan to address contaminated groundwater at the Ringwood Mines Superfund site has been delayed [go to article]
new jersey environment, recycling, plastic

We made plastic. We depend on it. Now we’re drowning in it.

LAURA PARKER / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - If plastic had been invented when the Pilgrims sailed from Plymouth, England, to North America—and the Mayflower had been stocked [go to article]
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NJ puts new rule in place to limit air pollution from soot

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state yesterday adopted a rule that aims to keep New Jersey in compliance with [go to article]

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