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NJ Environment News, Highlands

Highlands Council to protect 13 priority preservation properties

INSIDER NJ - At its January 17 meeting, the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) approved $2.6 million [go to article]
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West Milford files complaint, blames Highlands Act for $500,000 in yearly losses

DAVID M. ZIMMER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey's Highlands Act costs local taxpayers more than a half-million dollars a year in lost revenues [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Highlands

High court to review development bid in sensitive Highlands area

MARSHA STOLTZ and JOSHUA JONGSMA / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Calling it "a victory for the  environment and the Highlands Act," New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel [go to article]
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Highlands Council’s new head seeks more local support for regional plan

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Lisa Plevin is hitting the reset button on the Highlands Council‘s relationship with municipalities and counties [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Highlands

Governor names enviros to Highlands Council; when will lawmakers approve?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In a move welcomed by conservationists, Gov. Phil Murphy is attempting to recast the membership of the New Jersey Highlands Council [go to article]
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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]
new jersey environment news, highlands

Lawmakers flush Christie’s septic plan for Highlands reservoir region down the drain

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A plan by the Christie administration to allow more development in the most protected regions of the Highlands was shot down [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]
NJ Environment News, Highlands

Highlands Council awarded over $4.5 million for preservation projects

CAROLE ANN DICTON / TAP INTO - The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) will be receiving a $4,675,000 grant [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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