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Sunday, March 24, 2019

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Superfund

Notorious Toms River Superfund site gets 5 more years of water testing

JEAn MIKLE / APP.COM - When will Reich Farm be taken off the Superfund list? The answer, it appears, is not anytime soon [go to article]
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New Jersey said 10 years ago it would rank its most contaminated sites. It...

TALIA BUFORD / PROPUBLICA.ORG - For decades, New Jersey’s chemical plants, textile mills and metal factories helped power America [go to article]
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New law ‘turns on the spigot’ at old plant that treats wastewater on Delaware...

BILL GALLO, JR. / NJ.COM - A South Jersey company could soon again be processing millions of gallons of hazardous wastewater and dumping the residue into the Delaware [go to article]
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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]
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Environmental groups seek high court review of Exxon deal

AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - Environmental groups are taking their opposition to New Jersey's $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil to the state Supreme Court [go to article]
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In towns with plastic bag fees, it’s ‘matter of changing old habits’

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Change doesn’t come easy. At least that’s what J.C. Byrnes, an employee at a Ventnor thrift shop [go to article]
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DEP confirms ‘strong rotten egg odors’ at Kearny landfill, but can’t say where it’s...

AYA ELAMROUSSI / JERSEY JOURNAL - State and local inspectors detected strong rotten egg odors during a visit to the Keegan Landfill this year, but the state agency [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]

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]
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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]

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