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Thursday, March 21, 2019



Trenton touts rapid improvement in city’s water quality

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora says the city has made improving water quality a top priority since July when he was sworn in [go to article]

Is NJ doing enough to regulate harmful PFAS in drinking water?

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - The New Jersey Drinking Water Quality Institute was asked by the state Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate a family of chemicals [go to article]

Budget deal gives $6M for Delaware River Basin restoration

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The budget deal signed by President Donald Trump on Friday includes $6 million to help restore the Delaware River [go to article]
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It’s seal season! Everything to know about these blubbery beasts’ N.J. vacation

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Freezing water and colder winds keep most New Jerseyans away from the Shore during the winter months. After all, who wants [go to article]
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‘We’re moving as quickly as we can’: EPA announces plan to address PFAS water...

JUSTINE MCDANIEL and LAURA MCCRYSTAL / PHILLY.COM - Responding to water contamination that has affected communities across the country [go to article]
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Lawmakers want inventory of lead service lines in public water systems

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In a step to get a better handle on the extent of lead contamination in New Jersey’s drinking water, a Senate committee yesterday [go to article]

Why is a stormwater management bill being called a ‘rain tax’?

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - A bill aimed at managing New Jersey’s stormwater runoff and the pollution that comes with it is being dubbed a “rain tax” by some [go to article]
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We have a new global tally of the insect apocalypse. It’s alarming.

BRIAN RESNICK / VOX - Insects are the most abundant animals on planet Earth. If you were to put them all together into one creepy-crawly mass, they’d outweigh [go to article]
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New Jersey saw record-setting number of ospreys in 2018

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Once severely endangered, the number of ospreys in New Jersey continues to increase [go to article]
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NJ’s bald eagles are making a comeback with help from conservationists

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Bald eagles are New Jersey’s early birds. In the chill of winter, they’re the first to build nests [go to article]

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