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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]
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 news, highlands

Christie ally quits Highlands Council before Murphy could kick him out

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - The longtime chair of the N.J. Highlands Council resigned Thursday, in advance of an anticipated overhaul by Gov. Phil Murphy [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]
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 news, highlands

Court to decide Highlands Act exemption case

LEWIS GOLDSHORE / NJ LAW JOURNAL - On Dec. 18, 2017, the Supreme Court of New Jersey agreed to hear a case that will require it to interpret a Highlands Water [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]
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]
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 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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