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Friday, April 19, 2019

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Ryan Zinke

Don’t expect oil drilling off Jersey Shore, Trump official tells N.J. Republicans

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - Don't expect to see oil rigs off the Jersey Shore. That was the message the state's Republican lawmakers walked away with following [go to article]
Red Knot banding, New Jersey wildlife

Delaware Bay’s crabs contributing to dip in already threatened red knot population

IRINA ZHOROV / WHYY - Decades-long changes in the Delaware Bay region may be contributing to the declining numbers of a medium-sized  shorebird [go to article]
New Jersey Pinelands

Manchester’s 4,000-home plan on former Heritage Minerals quarry is ‘deficient’, says NJDEP

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - Protected pine snakes. Air pollution. Endangered plants. All three could be adversely affected by a plan to build 4,000 new homes [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

NJ is united against offshore drilling, but will it matter?

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Nobody around here seems to want offshore oil exploration near New Jersey's coasts, but it remains to be seen if the Trump [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

In New Jersey, opponents of offshore drilling gear up for a fight

SUSAN PHILLIPS / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Jim Lovgren is a third-generation fisherman and captains the Shadowfax. At the Fisherman’s Coop in Point Pleasant [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

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]
New Jersey Pinelands

Opinion: DEP must stop mini-city in Pinelands

JEFF TITTEL / APP.COM - In the middle of the Pinelands, a developer has proposed a mini-city in one of the most environmentally sensitive areas in the country [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Making the public welcome on New Jersey’s beaches and waterfronts

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Legislature is once again trying to guarantee the public's access to beaches and waterfronts in New Jersey [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Shore towns use sand dredged from inlets to widen beaches

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic — have a mutual solution [go to article]
video

Environmentalists call for halt to NJ offshore drilling

MICHAEL ARON / NJTV NEWS - “Madness” and “ridiculous” were words used at Wednesday’s news conference on the Asbury Park Boardwalk [go to article]

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