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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Highlands

44 acres of forest preserved in Byram

NEW JERSEY HERALD - Hikers and nature enthusiasts have more hills to climb and views to admire in Sussex County now that 44 forested acres have been preserved [go to article]
new jersey environment news, highlands

Murphy just put his stamp on this key N.J. environmental council

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy is making a big move at the N.J. Highlands Council [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]
new jersey environment, highlands

‘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]

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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Holland Township power plant clears first hurdle

NICK MUSCAVAGE / COURIER-NEWS - A company eyeing a plot of land on the Musconetcong River for a potential site of a power plant is drawing the ire [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]
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]
High Point, NJ Highlands

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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