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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Pollution

Trump’s latest plan could bring dirtier air into New Jersey

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Dirtier air could soon be drifting into New Jersey from the Midwest, due to to the Trump administration's latest environmental decision [go to article]
Plastic bag in lake

Bagged! Jersey Shore town puts end to plastic bag use

BRIAN X. MCCRONE / NBC 10 - Joseph Mancini grew tired of seeing plastic bags floating in the ocean and flapping stuck in trees and fences in his New Jersey shore [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]
Hazardous waste icon

State legislators oppose proposed hazardous waste site

ANTHONY BELLANO / PATCH - State legislators have joined Burlington County representatives in voicing their opposition to a proposal by Elcon Recycling Services [go to article]
Camden, New Jersey

Dirty companies have abused N.J.’s low-income communities for decades. The state wants justice.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - State officials gathered in Camden on Thursday to announce new action aimed at getting justice for low-income and minority communities [go to article]
Pruitt, EPA

How Pruitt’s EPA is delaying, weakening and repealing air pollution rules

MARIANNE LAVELLE / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - It is a seemingly pro-environment promise in an administration with almost none of them [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

Map zeroes in on pollution in Delaware River watershed

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It is the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi, the source of drinking water for more than 15 million people [go to article]
Tractor trailer

They’re called ‘gliders,’ and they are big polluters. N.J. wants them off the roads

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Keep those "super-polluting" trucks off the road: New Jersey's air is dirty enough. That's the message that the Murphy administration [go to article]  
Tractor trailer

EPA tried to ease rule on truck pollution but backs off … for now

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Reversing course, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has decided against blocking enforcement of a new rule aimed [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

Stormwater utilities to control polluted runoff get a push from pols

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A decade-long legislative push to overhaul the system that controls runoff from storms that pollutes New Jersey’s waterways [go to article]

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