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farmer digs manure and soil, new jersey environment news

Owner guilty of ‘extreme’ violation of law that preserves NJ farmland

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The owner of preserved farmland in Franklin Township violated the law when it excavated and leveled 20 acres in building temporary [go to article]
Flood, Passaic River, Hurricane Irene

Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area was a prehistoric...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Though a torrential downpour and 70 years of unfettered suburban development are to blame for the flooding that inundated Passaic River [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

Map zeroes in on pollution in Delaware River watershed

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It is the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi, the source of drinking water for more than 15 million people [go to article]
Algae

New Jersey lakes need to go on a diet. Too much phosphorus causing harmful...

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey’s lakes are suffering from too much of a good thing [go to article]
Craigmor Farm, Oldwick

46 acres of historic farm preserved

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - More than 46 acres of the historic Craigmar Farm, in the same family since before the American Revolution, has been permanently preserved [go to article]
Farm, Holland Twsp, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

These N.J. counties have preserved the most farmland

BILL GALLO / NJ.COM - There's one sure-fire way to slow development in New Jersey — saving the land we have left [go to article]
Hackensack River, NJ Environment News

The Meadowlands: How a dumping ground became an environmental gem

JOHN C. ENSSLIN / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The Meadowlands are one of New Jersey’s great natural wonders. Embedded into one of the most populated areas [go to article]
Pelio property, Lebanon Twsp, opens space preservation

244-acre park preserved in Lebanon Township

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Hunterdon County’s newest park – 244 acres connecting the Point Mountain Reservation and Teetertown/Crystal Springs Preserve [go to article]
food waste

Americans waste nearly half their food. How can we reduce food waste in New...

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Each year, the average family of four in America throws $1,800 in the garbage [go to article]
Farm, New Jersey Environment News

NJ company transforms food waste into a commodity before it can reach a landfill

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - You might think a warehouse filled with food waste would stink. But when visitors enter Jay Fischer’s warehouse [go to article]

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