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pipeline, new jersey environment news

Environmental groups cheer expected demise of South Jersey Gas pipeline

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Environmental groups believe they are on the verge of victory in their long battle against a utility company’s plan to run [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]
Pinelands, Thompson-Wright brook

442 acres preserved in the heart of the Pine Barrens

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - A former cranberry farm in Burlington County, owned by the same family since the Civil War, has been permanently preserved as open space [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment news

Pinelands Commission says South Jersey Gas pipeline approval void

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The Pinelands Commission has notified South Jersey Gas its approval to build a pipeline from Maurice River Township [go to article]
Pinelands trail

NJ DEP rejects plan to build nearly 4,000 homes in Manchester

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - A state agency has rejected a plan that would build nearly 4,000 new homes and 40,000 square feet of commercial space on the site [go to article]
forest fire

Lawmakers hear predictions of deadly fire disaster in South Jersey

DAVID MATTHAU / NEW JERSEY 101.5 - The Pinelands region in South Jersey is facing a deadly wildfire threat that could cause as much, if not more, destruction as the blaze [go to article]
soccer ball

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]
pinelands, new jersey environment

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]  
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Editorial: Murphy must appoint new Pinelands leadership

STAR-LEDGER - For too long, the Pinelands Commission has been manipulated like a political puppet show, a lamentable arrangement for a panel responsible [go to article]
Pinelands trail

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]

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