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Great Falls in Paterson, NJ

Editorial: Skimming the surface in Paterson lead in water problem?

NORTHJERSEY.COM - The problem of unsafe lead levels in Paterson’s drinking water has not yet reached the so-called "crisis" level of say, Newark, Trenton or Camden [go to article]
Drinking water

Bellmawr cuts off half of town’s water supply after detection of dangerous chemical

MICHAEL TANENBAUM / PHILLY VOICE - A water treatment facility supplying half the borough of Bellmawr, Camden County, has been shut down after traces [go to article]
black bear

New Jersey’s bear hunt nearing end, 185 killed so far

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT / AP - New Jersey's black bear hunt is entering its final two days [go to article]
Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

Climate change stresses New Jersey farmers

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Grapes are delicate fruits — it doesn't take much to ruin a harvest [go to article]
Grapes, wine, new jersey

How will climate change alter agriculture? Winemakers are finding out

ERIC ASIMOV /NY TIMES - Wine, which is among the most sensitive and nuanced of agricultural products, demonstrates how climate change is transforming [go to article]

Murphy targeting all lead service lines for replacement over next decade

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - On Thursday, Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled a sweeping agenda designed to eliminate New Jersey’s lead contamination problem in 10 years [go to article]
Water line repair

Where are the lead lines in New Jersey’s drinking water systems? No one knows...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Amid a growing concern over elevated lead levels in some of New Jersey's largest drinking water systems, water utilities [go to article]

New Jersey may lose its state bird to climate change, environmental report says

RODRIGO TORREJON and ALEXIS SHANES / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey is in danger of losing its state bird — the goldfinch — during the summer [go to article]
Red-Tailed Hawk

Hawks badly burned by new Meadowlands landfill flame; gas flare installed without barrier

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A system that burns landfill gas to reduce noxious fumes from a Meadowlands dumping ground has had an unintended [go to article]

Trust board approves $188 million for parks, farms, historic sites

GARDEN STATE PRESERVATION TRUST - The board of the Garden State Preservation Trust approved $188 million for a vast array of projects to acquire or develop facilities [go to article]

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