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new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

Lawmakers move to fine-tune law for cleanup of contaminated sites

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Legislature is working to fine-tune what some regard as one of the state’s most successful environmental initiatives: the cleaning up [go to article]
Edgewater NJ Quanta Superfund site

EPA begins monitoring air in residential areas for fumes wafting from Edgewater Superfund site

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Environmental regulators have begun monitoring the air at residential developments near the Quanta Superfund [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

Does NJ need stormwater utilities to stem polluted runoff and flooding?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Until the state and towns begin addressing pollution caused by stormwater runoff, New Jersey will be hard-pressed [go to article]
Vernon NJ residential dump

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]
Plastic bag in lake

Bagged! Jersey Shore town puts end to plastic bag use

BRIAN X. MCCRONE / NBC 10 - Joseph Mancini grew tired of seeing plastic bags floating in the ocean and flapping stuck in trees and fences in his New Jersey shore [go to article]
Volkwagen settlement new jersey

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]
Cory Booker, NJ Environment News

N.J. leads the nation in Superfund sites. Now Cory Booker can do something about...

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - U.S. Sen. Cory Booker was named as the top Democrat on the subcommittee that oversees Superfund sites, of which New Jersey has more than any other state [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

Praise and concern over NJ’s plan to sue over pollution

MIKE CATALINI / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - New Jersey's new push to sue people and companies responsible for pollution has environmental groups [go to article]
Superfund sign

Groundwater remedy for Ringwood Superfund under extended review

DAVID M. ZIMMER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A highly-anticipated plan to address contaminated groundwater at the Ringwood Mines Superfund site has been delayed [go to article]
Algae, cyanobacteria

Lake Hopatcong closure seen as wake-up call for state’s watersheds

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - For some conservationists, the closure of the state’s largest and most important [go to article]

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