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Tuesday, June 18, 2019


Red knots and Horseshoe crabs, Delaware Bay

Naturalists renew calls to halt horseshoe crab harvest in Delaware Bay

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Larry Niles has been working to protect migrating shorebirds on New Jersey’s Delaware Bay beaches for the last 23 years [go to article]
new jersey environment, Jershey Shore

Testing shows these waves are sick, in totally the wrong way

WAYNE PARRY / WASHINGTON POST - Most surfers know it’s best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm [go to article]
Sandy Hook

N.J. just blocked a controversial pipeline in Raritan Bay

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration effectively blocked the progress of a controversial proposed natural gas pipeline late on Wednesday night [go to article]
Raritan Bay pipeline - Northeast Enhancement

Firm to reapply for permits to build PA-NJ-New York City gas pipeline

AP - An Oklahoma company says it will reapply to build a hotly contested pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, and under a bay [go to article]
Raritan Bay pipeline - Northeast Enhancement

Gas pipeline: DEP decision due on $1B proposal

WAYNE PARRY / AP / APP.COM - A proposal for a nearly $1 billion pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields through New Jersey [go to article]
Pinelands forest forest 2019

The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing. Is enough being...

DISHA RAYCHAUDHURI and MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM and MAYA MILLER/ CLIMATE CENTRAL - On a Wednesday in mid-May, on the grounds of one of America’s most highly-rated golf course [go to article]
map of Rockaway Creek

Critics up in arms as DEP permits sewage treatment plant in Highlands

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state Department of Environmental Protection has given a permit for a new sewage treatment plant that would discharge [go to article]
Governor Phil Murphy

Editorial: Murphy kept his promise to restore the Pinelands Commission

STAR-LEDGER - There is no more important environmental planning board in our state than the Pinelands Commission. Its 15 members are responsible for the stewardship [go to article]
Crystal Springs Preserve, Highlands

Dear Gov. Murphy, you need to appoint new people to the Highland Council, members...

ELLIOTT RUGA / STAR-LEDGER - The 2004 Highlands Act established the Highlands Council as a 15-member body, with members serving five-year terms [go to article]

Restoring the Pinelands’ Atlantic white cedars

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - To early European settlers, the native evergreen trees known as Atlantic white cedars [go to article]

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