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Pinelands forest forest 2019

Lawmakers were warned a huge fire could hit Pinelands, then one did

DAVID MATTHAU / NJ 101.5 - Last month, New Jersey lawmakers were warned in a special legislative hearing the Pinelands is a fire-danger ticking time bomb [go to article]
map of Rockaway Creek

DEP permit would let treated sewage be dumped into Rockaway Creek

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is moving ahead with a much-litigated permit that would let developers discharge treated sewage into Rockaway Creek [go to article]

11,600-acre Pinelands wildfire caused by humans, investigators say

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - A forest fire that burned more than 11,600 acres of the Pinelands was caused by humans in a remote section of the forest [go to article]
forest fire

NJ forest fire: Fires are as much a part of the Pinelands as the...

RUSS ZIMMER and KALA KACHMAR / APP.COM - Fires are a necessary part of renewal in New Jersey's Pinelands, although controlled burns are preferable to the blaze [go to article]
Pinelands forest forest 2019

New details as forest fire now 10,000 acres, smoke spreads

TOM DAVIS / PATCH.COM - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy warned that the forest fire raging through much of the state on Sunday expanded to 10,000 acres while smoke [go to article]
sandy flood, new jersey, shore

Wall Street is masking the true cost of climate change for coastal homes

JAMES TARMY / BLOOMBERG - Last November, less than a month after someone paid more than $1 million for an oceanfront house on New York’s Fire Island, a narrow strip [go to article]
Beach replenishment

Coastal conservation plan sparks fight over sand

THOMAS FRANK / E&E NEWS / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - A Trump administration proposal to vastly expand federal conservation land along the East Coast [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Soon, you may be able to go to any NJ beach – and not...

TOM DAVIS / PATCH.COM - New Jersey is on the brink of enacting a law that could ultimately eliminate private beaches, allowing anybody to go to any beach [go to article]
Sandy Hook

Gas pipeline would ‘rip up the clam beds’ in N.J. for New Yorkers’ sake,...

STEVE STRUNSKY / NJ.COM - Richard Isaksen has been clamming and crabbing in Raritan Bay and fishing lower New York Bay for 50 of his 63 years [go to article]
Upland Sandpiper

Endangered birds may be evicted from Atlantic City airport

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - For 15 years, two state-protected bird species have called Atlantic City International Airport home: the endangered [go to article]

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