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Report urges governor to be proactive in Pinelands preservation

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - At more than a million acres, the Pinelands occupies most of Southern New Jersey. In 1979, Gov. Brendan Byrne signed the Pinelands Protection Act [go to article]
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Former senior EPA official to lead Highlands Council

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Lisa Plevin, a former chief of staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region II office, will become the new executive director [go to article]
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Fish species forecast to migrate hundreds of miles northward as U.S. waters warm

BOB BERWYN / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - Global warming will drive many of North America's fish species hundreds of miles northward, potentially costing coastal fishing communities [go to article]
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Denied mic, foes of offshore drilling plan hold rallies

WAYNE PARRY / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - With giant inflatable whales, signs that read "Drilling Is Killing," and chants of "Where's our meeting?," opponents [go to article]
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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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Environmental groups ask BPU, Pinelands Commission to order stop to pipeline construction

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Two environmental groups have asked the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the state Pinelands Commission [go to article]
Hurricane Harvey, NASA, Hundson River, Jersey City, NJ Environment News

Hurricane season is heating up. Nearly 6 years after Sandy, is N.J. ready for...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - September is peak season for hurricanes. This month started with Tropical Storm Gordon hitting the Gulf Coast and meandering northward [go to article]
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NJ expands flood zone buyout program at the Shore

JUSTIN AUCIELLO / WHYY - New Jersey is expanding its flood zone buyout program into Atlantic County [go to article]
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State appellate court blocks mining operation in Pinelands

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A state appeals court yesterday upheld a decision by the Pinelands Commission to block approval [go to article]
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More syringes are washing up on Jersey beaches. It’s a problem that starts miles...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN and ALEX NAPOLIELLO / NJ.COM - The images were disturbing: hypodermic needles, syringes and vials of blood washed ashore miles of beaches [go to article]

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