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Saturday, January 19, 2019


Toxic site East Rutherford, NJ

EPA proposes $18.2 million cleanup of Meadowlands toxic site in East Rutherford

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Another major toxic site in the Meadowlands is slated to be cleaned up under a proposed $18.2 million plan, unveiled this week [go to article]
new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

Editorial: Laud N.J. effort to put polluters in their place

SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - The old slogan about real estate value and "location, location, location" means that when choosing a home or retail business spot [go to article]
Camden, New Jersey

Dirty companies have abused N.J.’s low-income communities for decades. The state wants justice.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - State officials gathered in Camden on Thursday to announce new action aimed at getting justice for low-income and minority communities [go to article]
nj environment news, cars in traffic

Take a deep breath. Is New Jersey poised to cut back on CO2 pollution?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Warning that it is time to get serious about climate change, lawmakers yesterday approved a bill to clamp down on pollutants [go to article]
Passaic River, Newark, NJ, Riverfront Park

Agent Orange’s other legacy – a $12 billion cleanup and a fight over who...

PEG BRICKLEY and GRETCHEN MORGENSON / WALL STREET JOURNAL - The Ironbound neighborhood of Newark, N.J., has been revitalized. The tree-lined river [go to article]
Pompton Lake, NJ, cleanup area

NJ denies controversial groundwater cleanup plan in Pompton Lakes

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - State officials have denied a controversial plan to clean contaminated groundwater that sits under a Pompton Lakes [go to article]

Meet the four-legged detectives inspecting your water

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - Since 2016, over 565 acres of the Navesink River in Fair Haven was prohibited from harvesting shellfish due to high levels [go to article/video]
new jersey oil refinery

Lawmakers tap $160m in pollution damages to restore habitats

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is moving to spend tens of millions of dollars on restoration of natural resources, an issue that led to voter approval last year [go to article]
sewer grate, new jersey

Outdated pipes causing pollution to waterways in NJ

NEWS 12 NEW JERSEY - A rainy few weeks has led to a huge source of pollution to New Jersey waterways [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]

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