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Thursday, June 27, 2019


food waste

Enviros irked by changes to measure that tackles big sources of NJ food waste

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - When are trash incinerators and landfills considered recycling facilities? [go to article]
Rancocas Creek

Frustrated Rancocas Creek flood victims cope and hope

CAROL COMEGNO / COURIER POST - Larry Foster and wife Orly Buday knew they were in for more than rain at their Southampton home when the forecast [go to article]

How best to cope with NJ’s “#1 natural hazard”

DONNA LIU / CIVICSTORY - Storm clouds loomed (appropriately!) over The Watershed Institute in Pennington on June 19, as the 2019 Stormwater Utility Symposium [go to article]
Flood, Passaic River, Hurricane Irene

Abandoning a flood zone

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO / NPR - As climate change reshapes our environment and our coastlines, it can threaten the very ground we live on [listen to audio]

Five inches in five hours: Relentless rain floods South Jersey, and there’s more to...

CAROL COMEGNO and SHERI BERKERY / COURIER POST - South Jersey residents coped with varying degrees of aggravation — or worse — on Thursday as overnight flooding [go to article]
new jersey environment, water, stream

Opinion: Category 1 designations will protect vital waterways

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Placed end to end, the New Jersey rivers and streams proposed for higher environmental protections [go to article]
Chocolate cake

PFAS control advocates highlight FDA data showing chemicals in food

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey campaigners for tighter curbs on toxic PFAS chemicals got a boost from new federal data showing the chemicals are present in foods [go to article]

U.N. report sounds alarm on nature’s decline

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Would you care if northeastern beach tiger beetles and arogos skipper butterflies disappeared? [go to article]
Osprey chick

Human intervention spurs recovery of endangered and threatened species

KAREN KNIGHT / CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - Efforts to restore the natural habitats of endangered and threatened non-game species are showing signs of progress [go to article]
Red Knot banding, New Jersey wildlife

The shorebirds of Delaware Bay are going hungry

JON HURDLE / NY TIMES - On a recent spring day at this remote beach, hundreds of shorebirds flapped frantically beneath a net trapping them on the sand [go to article]

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