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development, construction, new jersey environment

NJ Supreme Court OKs controversial housing development in protected Highlands

SCOTT FALLON, PHILIP DEVENCENTIS and MARSHA STOLTZ / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A controversial townhouse development slated for an Oakland ridge can be built despite [go to article]
High Point, NJ Highlands

Editorial: A win and a loss on Highlands protections

NORTHJERSEY.COM - When it comes to protecting the environment – the water we drink and the air we breathe – those who have fought the good fight in New Jersey [go to article]
fishing boat

As climate change sends fish to colder waters, some boats follow

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Flipping through his captain’s log, Larry Colangelo looks at the water temperatures off Atlantic City’s coast this past summer [go to article]
Ghost forest, Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Old trees on the brink

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Dark water formed an eddy around Steve Eisenhauer’s boots as they sank into the muck at the base of a 90-foot blackgum tree [go to article]
new jersey environment news, highlands

Gov. Phil Murphy dumps Chris Christie’s septic plan for Highlands

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy's administration is officially dumping a plan made by his predecessor that would have allowed more development [go to article]
video

Why is beachgrass so important to the Jersey Shore?

LAUREN WANKO / NJTV NEWS - Volunteers are shoveling on the beach, though not for sand castles. At Island Beach State Park, volunteers are digging holes for beachgrass [go to article/watch video]
forest fire

California Camp wildfire is a warning to fire-prone NJ Pinelands

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS - Lynne Larsen remembers the charred embers she found in her backyard, the way her house smelled of soot [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey environment

Opinion: Murphy has failed in his promise to protect Pinelands

RACHEL BUNTING and LEE YEASH / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Under New Jersey Gov. Brendan T. Byrne, Congress created the Pinelands National Reserve [go to article]
soccer ball

Now Murphy’s soccer team won’t relocate to land where trees could be chopped down

BRENT JOHNSON / NJ.COM - The pro women's soccer team co-owned by Gov. Phil Murphy will have to find its new home elsewhere [go to article]
Ridley's sea turtle

Frozen sea turtle washes up on Long Beach Island

AVALON ZAPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - A frozen sea turtle washed up on Long Beach Island earlier this month as temperatures dipped during a cold snap [go to article]

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