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new jersey environment news, climate change

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]
Camden rowhouses

Environmental justice should be at core of Murphy administration

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Murphy administration needs to focus on the disproportionate impacts of pollution and contamination on poor urban communities [go to article]
lead poisoning, paint, new jersey environment

Lead in NJ’s children: Fixing it is a billion-dollar problem

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - New Jersey should spend $1.1 billion over the next 10 years to fix lead hazards that have poisoned thousands of children in the state [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]
Superfund

Pressure increases to add former DuPont munitions site to federal Superfund program

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Lawmakers, residents and environmental advocates gathered in Pompton Lakes on Tuesday and called for Gov. Phil Murphy [go to article]
Pompton Lakes, Dupont

Toxic secrets: What’s next for DuPont pollution and residents who live above it?

JAMES M. O'NEILL and SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Cheryl Rubino had been holding her arm high for more than an hour when Chris Christie finally called on her [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]
delaware bay, new jersey environment

Will Murphy let company dump treated wastewater into Delaware River?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - At one time, the sprawling 1,455-acre DuPont Chambers Work facility was the largest commercial wastewater treatment plant [go to article]
Camden rowhouses

Air pollution: black, Hispanic and poor students most at risk from toxins – study

OLIVER MILMAN / GUARDIAN - Schoolchildren across the US are plagued by air pollution that’s linked to multiple brain-related problems, with black, Hispanic and low-income [go to article]
Hackensack River, NJ Environment News

Despite urging from feds, NJ has not asked for Hackensack River Superfund status

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When Bill Sheehan, the Hackensack Riverkeeper, petitioned federal officials to declare the dangerously contaminated Hackensack River [go to article]

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