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pinelands, new jersey environment

Opinion: The Pine Barrens gets some help from its friends

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJCF - Along New Jersey State Highway 72 in New Lisbon, just around the bend from Brendan Byrne State Forest, is a publicly-accessible forest fire [go to article]
Sheppard Pond, New Jersey Highlands

Opinion: Science won the day in defeating Highlands rule

CINDY EHRENCLOU / RARITAN HEADWATERS ASSOCIATION - Clean water in the Highlands won an enormous victory on Jan. 8, when the state Legislature invalidated a state [go to article]
Newark Bay wetlands

Wetlands restoration on Newark Bay protects against flooding, improves water quality

MIKE SMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Jet passengers flying into Newark International Airport or car drivers zipping along the New Jersey Turnpike may not think [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

New Jersey lawmakers recalling Roman empire in beach fight

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - New Jersey lawmakers are reaching back to the Roman empire in their latest effort to guarantee public access [go to article]
High Point, NJ Highlands

Highlands defenders lost battles to Christie, but won the war

CHRISTOPHER MAAG / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Julia Somers stood on the shore of Splitrock Reservoir looking south, into the sun. Behind her was a view of her victory [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Offshore oil drillers want another crack at N.J.’s Atlantic coast, and Trump wants to...

ANDREW MAYKUTH / PHILLY.COM - The Ben Ocean Lancer, a 490-foot-long drill ship, positioned itself in federal waters about 93 miles southeast of Atlantic City [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Shore towns use sand dredged from inlets to widen beaches

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic — have a mutual solution [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey environment

Former Gov. Brendan Byrne wanted to be remembered for saving the Pine Barrens

TED SHERMAN / NJ.COM - In the summer of 2002, Lebanon State Forest, a portion of the vast New Jersey Pinelands, was renamed in honor of Brendan T. Byrne [go to article]
New Jersey Pinelands

Opinion: DEP must stop mini-city in Pinelands

JEFF TITTEL / APP.COM - In the middle of the Pinelands, a developer has proposed a mini-city in one of the most environmentally sensitive areas in the country [go to article]
new jersey environment, highlands

DEP won’t rescind septic-tank rule in Highlands, despite legislative action

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state Department of Environmental Protection is refusing to withdraw a rule involving development in the New Jersey Highlands [go to article]

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