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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Pollution

American Cyanamid Superfund Site, Bridgewater, NJ

$74 million American Cyanamid cleanup in Bridgewater to remove toxic sludge

BOB MAKIN / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - A new $74 million cleanup proposal makes the American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater more of a federal priority [go to article]
Delaware River Bridge, Philadelphia

The death of the Delaware River

DANA BATE / WHYY - Joe Newton would fish on the Delaware River every day if he could. “It depends on the weather and the conditions and the like,” the Willingboro [go to article]
Exxon sign, nj environment news

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]
E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes: The new hazardous waste

MARI A. SCHAEFER / PHILLY.COM - Single-use plastic straws, bags, and coffee pods have captured the attention of the public and legislatures [go to article]
video

Lead paint and mold plague affordable housing units

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - If your home was built before 1978, there’s a good chance it has lead-based paint, according to the EPA [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

EPA to reconsider Obama-era curbs on mercury emissions by power plants

CORAL DAVENPORT / NEW YORK TIMES - The Trump administration is reviewing a major Obama-era clean air regulation on the emission of mercury — a pollutant [go to article]
Newark, NJ environment news

NJ joins multi-state plan to curb pollution from trucks, buses, other vehicles

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey is joining a regional effort to reduce carbon pollution from the transportation sector, the biggest source of greenhouse [go to article]
Pompton Lakes, Dupont

Pompton Lakes officials say cleanup is a ‘slow process,’ oppose Superfund for DuPont site

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Pompton Lakes elected officials remain opposed to naming a former DuPont munitions site in town to the federal Superfund program [go to article]
straws

Movement to ban plastic bags, straws, foam containers targets North Jersey

SCOTT FALLON and MEGHAN GRANT / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The push to enact a statewide prohibition on thin plastic bags, plastic straws and foam food containers [go to article]
Ringwood Superfund Site, topo map

Most of Ford’s remaining pollution to stay in Ringwood under cheaper cleanup deal with...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Federal environmental officials reached a $21 million settlement late Monday with Ford Motor Co. and Ringwood [go to article]

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