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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]

Go/no-go for power plant on one of NJ’s most pristine waterways

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A proposal to build a power plant on the Musconetcong River has obtained an exemption from Highlands [go to article]
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Lawmakers ready to say no to more development in Highlands

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Ignoring a plea from state environmental officials, lawmakers yesterday moved to rescind [go to article]
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‘Greens’ say Highlands Council trying to stifle public comment

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental groups are challenging proposals to update a blueprint for the state’s management [go to article]
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‘Greens’ say Highlands Council trying to stifle public comment

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental groups are challenging proposals to update a blueprint for the state’s management [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]
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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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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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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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]

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