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Pollution

Nitrogen Dioxide pollution along Northeast Corridor 2005

As summer approaches, air pollution is getting worse in NJ

DAVID MATTHAU / NJ 101.5 - Now that the weather is starting to warm up, the state Department of Environmental protection is asking state residents [go to article]
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Why has the DEP failed to rank NJ’s polluted sites?

NJTV NEWS - A decade ago the State Department of Environmental Protection agreed to rank its most contaminated sites to make sure the most toxic of them remained a state [go to article]

Feds said fumes from NJ Superfund site weren’t harmful. A new report says otherwise.

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When Edgewater residents complained last year about noxious fumes coming from cleanup work at the Quanta Superfund site [go to article]
new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

Toms River cancer cluster: Will environmental rollbacks bring back ‘toxic’ towns?

JEAN MIKLE / ASBURY PARK PRESS - Linda Gillick remembers it all like it was yesterday. Seated in an oversize armchair in her living room after a recent fall, she recalled [go to article]
George Washington Bridge, Hudson River

Hudson river shows signs of rebound after decades as New York’s sewer

OLIVER MILMAN / THE GUARDIAN - New York’s Hudson river, once known as America’s Rhine in a nod to the famous European waterway, played a pivotal role [go to article]
Delaware River at Falls-Hamilton Twsps

Controversial Elcon facility in Bucks County poses toxic threat to New Jersey

ROB ANTHES / COMMUNITYNEWS.ORG - The next few weeks mark a crucial juncture for a proposed toxic waste treatment plant in Bucks County that environmentalists [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

New Jersey Appellate Division affirms municipal court jurisdiction to enforce Spill Act penalties

NATIONAL LAW REVIEW - On November 13, 2019, the Appellate Division held that the New Jersey Department of Environmental [go to article]
Keegan landfil, Kearny NJ

DEP confirms ‘strong rotten egg odors’ at Kearny landfill, but can’t say where it’s...

AYA ELAMROUSSI / JERSEY JOURNAL - State and local inspectors detected strong rotten egg odors during a visit to the Keegan Landfill this year, but the state agency [go to article]
new jersey environment news, pollution, oil refinery

As gas companies prepare pollution settlements, New Jersey voters limit how they can be...

DANIEL C. VOCK / GOVERNING - New Jersey is likely on the cusp of receiving hundreds of millions of dollars from companies [go to article]
E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes: The new hazardous waste

MARI A. SCHAEFER / PHILLY.COM - Single-use plastic straws, bags, and coffee pods have captured the attention of the public and legislatures [go to article]

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