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water, NJ environment news

Pallone accuses White House of trying to suppress report on PFCs in drinking water

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Lawmakers and environmentalists are urging the federal government to release a report recommending tight new limits on a class of chemicals [go to article]
Menantico Creek preserve, NJCF

600 acres in Vineland to become new nature preserve

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - One of the largest remaining pieces of open land in the Upper Menantico watershed - 600 acres along the Menantico Creek [go to article]
Murphy announces fracking ban

More than 100,000 people want to keep fracking out of the Delaware River basin....

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Fracking is still big business in Pennsylvania. More than 7,000 wells in the Keystone State have been sunk into the Marcellus Shale [go to article]
water drop

As public concern about PFAS climbs, EPA urged to set enforceable standard

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Clean-water advocates and U.S. lawmakers pressed the federal Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to set an enforceable [go to article]
Coyote, nj environment news

Groups of coyotes worry residents, but experts say they are not a likely a...

JAMES M. O'NEILL and SARAH NOLAN / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Residents of Saddle River have been forced to share their borough in recent months [go to article]
Farm, New Jersey Environment News

Hunterdon County preserves 500 more acres of farmland

MIKE DEAK / USA TODAY -Seven Hunterdon County farms, totaling 494 acres, will be preserved after the county purchased the development [go to article]
Green Creek, Cape May NJ

Nature Conservancy, Partners Protect 477 Acres in Green Creek

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - The Nature Conservancy, in partnership with the American Littoral Society, state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Green Acres [go to article]
Diamondback terrapin turtle

Former Trentonian reporter indicted for smuggling protected turtles out of New Jersey

ISAAC AVILUCEA and PENNY RAY / THE TRENTONIAN - Former Trentonian reporter David Sommers has found himself caught up in the same type of oddball story [go to article]
Mayor Ras Baraka, Newark

Newark mayor defends actions in city’s water crisis

DAVID PORTER / NJ HERALD - The mayor of New Jersey's largest city denounced comparisons Thursday between high lead levels affecting as many as 18,000 residences [go to article]

Trapping foxes to save plovers sets off showdown at Jersey Shore

RICK ROJAS / NY TIMES - Red foxes can be found all over New Jersey, wandering out of the woods and poking though garbage at dusk in search of a meal [go to article]

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