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NJ is trying to get tough on PFAS. The EPA and DOD aren’t playing...

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is having a tough time getting the federal government [go to article]
NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal

Trump administration isn’t doing enough to protect the air we breathe, N.J. Attorney General...

BLAKE NELSON / NJ.COM - New Jersey filed two lawsuits against the Trump administration Tuesday, alleging that the federal government isn’t doing enough [go to article]
Grewal

New Jersey files lawsuits against alleged polluters in Trenton, Kearny and Newark

RODRIGO TORREJON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey fired another volley of lawsuits Friday targeting companies and people that allegedly polluted [go to article]
water drop

NJ drinking water contaminants increase, survey says

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Drinking water supplied by New Jersey utilities between 2012 and 2017 contained 107 contaminants — some of which [go to article]
Keegan landfil, Kearny NJ

‘You will continue to slowly poison us,’ Kearny mayor says amid push for Keegan...

CHRISTIE DUFFY / NY PIX 11 - At a public meeting Thursday of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, which owns Keegan Landfill in Kearny, residents pushed [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

New Jersey scores clean-air victory in pollution battle versus Trump administration

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - States whose air pollution blows into New Jersey and contributes to high smog levels will not be able to delay making cuts [go to article]
Mcguire-Lakehurst Military Base

One of the worst spots for these cancer-causing chemicals is in N.J.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is a national hot spot of pollution [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water

Connecting the dots between race and unsafe drinking water

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - If you live in a community of color, the drinking water provided to your home is more likely to come from systems with a history of repeated [go to article]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

New Jersey soil microbe shown to break down ‘forever chemicals’

YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Scientists have discovered that a soil microbe commonly found in New Jersey wetlands can break down one of the toughest class of pollutants [go to article]
lead poisoning, paint, new jersey environment

EPA faulted for not doing enough to protect kids against lead at home

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Environmental Protection Agency’s office of inspector general yesterday faulted the federal agency for having [go to article]

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