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Lots of rain in 2018 made local rivers run high and fast. Will climate...

DANA BATE / WHYY - If you remember 2018 as being one rainstorm after the next, you aren’t far off [go to article]
Brook trout

What’s the state of our state fish?

MIKE ADAMS / NEW JERSEY MONTHLY - From the long ridge that is Kittatinny Mountain, you can peer west across the Delaware River [go to article]
Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

433 farms, 33K acres, $285 million. Hunterdon has preserved more farms than any other...

CAROLINE FASSETT / NJ.COM - In the four decades New Jersey has set aside funds for farmland preservation, one county, Hunterdon, has led the way in preservation [go to article]
Rockaway River WMA

Morris County’s open space may soon expand into Jefferson

WILSON CONDE / DAILY RECORD - The Rockaway River Wildlife Management Area, 3,600-plus acres of open space set aside for natural wildlife and habitat protection [go to article]
prescription drugs

There are drugs in your water and no one knows how much

DINO FLAMMIA / NJ 101.5 - When you grab a glass of water from the kitchen sink, how much medicine — that's not yours — are you ingesting with each sip? [go to article]

Water system managers plan for upgrades, but funding is scarce

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe says the way responsibility is divvied up among [go to article/watch video]

This river’s tallest dam must come down, environmentalists say

MARISA IATI / LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - Federal officials called it a public safety risk. The state classified it as high-hazard [go to article]
Lead water pipe under construction, Newark

Senate panel advances bills on lead service lines, water infrastructure upgrades

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A Senate panel approved five bills designed to advance state efforts to reduce the public’s exposure to lead in drinking water [go to article]

Cancer-linked chemicals are plaguing drinking water in N.J. Here’s one plan to make sure...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - It’s a problem with a big price tag. Drinking water systems across New Jersey [go to article]
nj environment news, bald eagle

Bald eagles continue to soar in New Jersey with record numbers in 2019

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - On the verge of being wiped out 40 years ago, bald eagles have made a remarkable comeback in New Jersey, with record numbers [go to article]

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