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forest fire

Even a record wet year in NJ won’t extinguish forest fire threat

JOE MARTUCCI / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The wettest year on record and a soggier than average start to 2019 are still not enough to douse the potential [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]
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]
forest fire

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]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Editorial: Pinelands Commission finds reasonable resolutions to hot issues

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Given its responsibility to “preserve, protect and enhance the natural and cultural resources” of the 1.1 million-acre Pinelands National Reserve [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]
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]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Editorial: N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy should get on with protecting the Pinelands

THE INQUIRER - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy appointed two environmentalists to the long-troubled Pinelands Commission this month. The move could be a sign [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]
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]

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