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new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

N.J. has the most toxic waste sites. Top Democrat wants to tax polluters to...

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - Companies responsible for dumping chemicals again would pay a special tax to clean up polluted sites [go to article]
Pompton Lakes, EPA, new jersey

Editorial: Add DuPont site to Superfund list

NORTHJERSEY.COM - Cleaning up the big toxic mess in Pompton Lakes is a huge environmental chore, one that must employ expertise, money and will [go to article]
Berry's Creek

This mercury-soaked N.J. creek is beyond toxic. Now there’s a plan to clean it...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - There is finally a plan to clean up the mercury soaked creek that flows behind Metlife Stadium [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]
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]

E.P.A. could get thousands of deaths off the books by changing its math

LISA FRIEDMAN / NY TIMES - The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution [go to article]
new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

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]
Pompton Lakes, EPA, new jersey

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]
Mcguire-Lakehurst Military Base

Water near Joint Base and Earle polluted by possible carcinogen: report

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Military bases, including the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and Naval Weapons Station Earle, used a firefighting foam rife [go to article]
Camden, New Jersey

‘Environmental justice’ protection for poor communities approved

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Legislators yesterday voted to give so-called “environmental justice” communities more say in blocking new and expanded [go to article]

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