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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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N.J. court upholds Christie’s $225M Exxon settlement

SAMANTHA MARCUS / NJ.COM - A state appellate court has ruled against environmentalists seeking to tear up New Jersey's $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil [go to article]
new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

Editorial: Laud N.J. effort to put polluters in their place

SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - The old slogan about real estate value and "location, location, location" means that when choosing a home or retail business spot [go to article]
plastic bag in tree

Law that would put 5-cent fee on plastic, paper bags up in air as...

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It was only a single line-item veto in a $37.4 billion state budget, but it has fueled speculation over the fate of a controversial bill [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

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]
EPA

Why has the EPA shifted on toxic chemicals? An industry insider helps call the...

ERIC LIPTON / NEW YORK TIMES - For years, the Environmental Protection Agency has struggled to prevent an ingredient once used [go to article]
Passaic River, Newark, New Jersey

Plastic pollution plagues Raritan, Passaic rivers

TODD BATES / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - Generations of Rutgers students and alumni have sung lovingly about the “Banks of the Old Raritan,” but the 90-mile-long waterway [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

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]
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]
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EPA official: Government must plan for climate change

MICHAEL BIESECKER / AP / NJ HERALD — A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's [go to article]
Superfund

Pressure increases to add former DuPont munitions site to federal Superfund program

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Lawmakers, residents and environmental advocates gathered in Pompton Lakes on Tuesday and called for Gov. Phil Murphy [go to article]

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