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‘Damage has been done’: Newark water crisis echoes Flint

LAUREN ARATANI / THE GUARDIAN - On a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Street [go to article]

Newark council embraces $120M loan to replace lead service pipes

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Amid residents’ questions about costs and process, the Newark City Council on Tuesday preliminary approved a plan [go to article]
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The dangerous spotted lanternfly has now spread to 7 N.J. counties. ‘If you see...

LEN MELISURGO / NJ.COM - Remember those exotic-looking insects that some agriculture officials feared would hitch a ride on Christmas trees [go to article]
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New deal gives Newark $120M to resolve lead water crisis faster

KAREN YI / NJ.COM - Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. will announce a $120 million bond program on Monday to significantly fast-track Newark’s [go to article]

Newark’s water crisis: What we know and when we knew it

DAVID CRUZ / NJTV NEWS - What are the facts in the Newark water crisis? That has been a constant question. From the beginning, misinformation [go to article/video]

Amid water crisis, Newark mayor hints at announcement on lead line replacements

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - After weeks of being relatively silent in the face of a water crisis impacting his city, on Friday, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka took reporters [go to article/video]
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A water crisis in Newark, a lead problem echoing Flint

ON POINT, WBUR - Newark, New Jersey, residents are lining up for bottled water after lead was found in tap water. We look at crumbling infrastructure [listen to audio]

Hundreds gather at public forum on keeping Lake Mohawk toxic bloom-free

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - From Lake Hopatcong, to Greenwood Lake, to Lake Musconetcong, the toxic cyanobacteria that turns water green has prompted the state [go to article/video]
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Declare state of emergency over Newark water crisis, lawmaker begs Murphy

KAREN YI and MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - A state lawmaker is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to declare a state of emergency in Newark as the city’s escalating [go to article]

Suburb gets its water from troubled Newark system. That’s going to change, mayor says.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - In Bloomfield, water worries have been around for years – but now they’re overflowing, with the town [go to article]

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