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Criticizing inaction on lead in New Jersey school’s drinking water supplies

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Despite lead in drinking water supplies having been detected in hundreds of New Jersey’s public school buildings, advocates say there [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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NJ cleanup of car emissions put at risk as Feds exit California talks

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Trump administration yesterday ended talks with California over the state’s stricter standards for fuel-efficient vehicles, jeopardizing [go to article]

Is NJ doing enough to regulate harmful PFAS in drinking water?

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - The New Jersey Drinking Water Quality Institute was asked by the state Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate a family of chemicals [go to article]
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No one could stop trucks from dumping at a massive North Jersey waste mountain....

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - A judge’s order Friday gives the police in Vernon Township the power to stop dump trucks from going to a 75-foot high dump [go to article]
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‘We’re moving as quickly as we can’: EPA announces plan to address PFAS water...

JUSTINE MCDANIEL and LAURA MCCRYSTAL / PHILLY.COM - Responding to water contamination that has affected communities across the country [go to article]
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Proposed Meadowlands power plant would be NJ’s biggest greenhouse gas polluter

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A controversial, natural gas-fired power plant proposed for the Meadowlands would emit more carbon dioxide and other greenhouse [go to article]
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Fine print: Taking a harder look at greenhouse-gas emissions in New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - There is not much climate-change denial in New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy and a slew of other extreme storms ended that debate [go to article]
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NJ, other states challenge federal failure to curb coal-plant pollution

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey is joining another multi-state effort challenging the federal government’s failure to clamp down on pollution [go to article]

Environmentalists raise concerns about salting roads during winter months

JOANNA GAGIS / NJTV NEWS - New Jersey commuters won’t soon forget the snowstorm that stalled the northern part of the state on Nov. 15 last year. Just a few inches of snow [go to article]

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