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Pinelands Preservation Alliance sues Burlington County to block pipeline construction

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - An environmental group is suing Burlington County’s government as part of its ongoing efforts to prevent [go to article]
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Report urges governor to be proactive in Pinelands preservation

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - At more than a million acres, the Pinelands occupies most of Southern New Jersey. In 1979, Gov. Brendan Byrne signed the Pinelands Protection Act [go to article]
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Environmental groups ask BPU, Pinelands Commission to order stop to pipeline construction

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Two environmental groups have asked the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the state Pinelands Commission [go to article]
Ghost forest, Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Old trees on the brink

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Dark water formed an eddy around Steve Eisenhauer’s boots as they sank into the muck at the base of a 90-foot blackgum tree [go to article]
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California Camp wildfire is a warning to fire-prone NJ Pinelands

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS - Lynne Larsen remembers the charred embers she found in her backyard, the way her house smelled of soot [go to article]
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Opinion: Murphy has failed in his promise to protect Pinelands

RACHEL BUNTING and LEE YEASH / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Under New Jersey Gov. Brendan T. Byrne, Congress created the Pinelands National Reserve [go to article]
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Now Murphy’s soccer team won’t relocate to land where trees could be chopped down

BRENT JOHNSON / NJ.COM - The pro women's soccer team co-owned by Gov. Phil Murphy will have to find its new home elsewhere [go to article]
forest fire

Could California mega-wildfires happen in NJ’s Pinelands?

NJ 101.5 - Recent California wildfires destroyed homes and killed residents, many of whom lived in close proximity to forests and woodlands [go to article]
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Editorial: It’s not too late for Gov. Murphy to overhaul the Pinelands Commission

TIMES OF TRENTON - The million-plus acres of pinelands sprawling across 56 communities and seven Garden State counties represent one of the most highly protected [go to article]
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Editorial: What’s the holdup, Governor?

BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - What’s the holdup, Governor? The Pinelands is a million acres of protected, ecologically sensitive land. It’s not a corner park [go to article]  

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