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Delaware River at Falls-Hamilton Twsps

Controversial Elcon facility in Bucks County poses toxic threat to New Jersey

ROB ANTHES / COMMUNITYNEWS.ORG - The next few weeks mark a crucial juncture for a proposed toxic waste treatment plant in Bucks County that environmentalists [go to article]
New Jersey meadowlands

EPA unveils $332M mercury cleanup for Berry’s Creek near NY Giants practice facility

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - To reduce the human health risk from high levels of mercury, PCBs and chromium in the Meadowlands, the federal government [go to article]
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]

New water tests confirm PFAS contamination in Bergen County

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New tests on drinking water have found toxic PFAS chemicals present in 43 public water systems around the country [go to article]
nj environment news, cars in traffic

N.J. to fight Trump’s rollback of pollution standards for cars

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - New Jersey officials will try to block President Donald Trump's proposed rollback of automobile mileage and emission standards [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 news, water quality

Feds release long-awaited report on health risks of chemical family

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A federal agency released recommendations on Wednesday on how to protect the public from a class of chemicals that are linked to a range [go to article]
Camden rowhouses

Making sure Murphy administration makes environmental justice a priority

COLLEEN O'DEA / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental and urban community activists met with officials from the new administration in Trenton on Wednesday in an effort to ensure [go to article]
water splash

Drinking water: 1.5M in NJ served by utilities that failed tests since Flint

RUSS ZIMMER and ANDREW FORD / APP.COM - Newark isn't the only place in New Jersey where the purity and safety of drinking water has been called into question [go to article]
Firefighting foam, Freehold NJ

The EPA drafted a safety recommendation for cleaning firefighting chemicals from water. The military...

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - A new U.S. Department of Defense policy appears to disregard safety recommendations drafted [go to article]

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