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Opinion: Environmental justice is key aspect of climate-change policy

NICKY SHEATS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has produced evidence that suggests [go to article]

Environmental justice: The new civil rights?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Calling it the civil rights issue of their time, environmental justice advocates yesterday [go to article]
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Booker bill takes aim at environmental injustices

DAVID CRUZ / NJTV NEWS - In the shadow of Route 280, which cuts across Newark like an ugly scar [go to article]

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]
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Pompton Lakes residents rally to oppose controversial cleanup plan

JAMES M O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Holding signs that said “DuPont clean up your mess” and “Don’t pinch pennies on our health,” a group [go to article]
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Editorial: Superfund, no longer such a super fund

NEWS & OBSERVER - Oh, the Superfund program created in 1980 was a very good idea. Industries and businesses would be held accountable [go to article]
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Ballot question closer to stop raiding of natural-resources damages

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In recent years, the state has tapped polluters by having them pay to help restore natural [go to article]

EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants

MATTHEW DALY / AP / NEW JERSEY HERALD - The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack [go to article]
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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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DEP wants public input on spending NJ’s share of VW settlement

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is looking for public input on how to spend $72.2 million to clean [go to article]

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