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Stream waterfall, Nishisakawick Creek, Frenchtown, NJ

Opinion: Better public drinking water standards are a must for New Jersey

CINDY EHRENCLOU / NJ SPOTLIGHT - For families who get their drinking water from public utilities, the annual test results that come [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water

Was Newark’s water crisis preventable? Records reveal problems festered for years.

KAREN YI / NJ.COM - Before the comparisons to Flint, Michigan, before trucks full of bottled water rumbled through Newark’s streets, before parents [go to article]
glass of water

EPA ‘close’ to decision on regulating PFAS, but enforcement likely years away

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It’s unclear whether the federal government will meet its own year-end deadline for deciding whether to regulate [go to article]
black bear

Black bear hunting season in NJ extended by four days

KEIDY ORTIZ / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Hunters in New Jersey will be able to kill more black bears this month as the season has been extended [go to article]

NJ towns, groups receive state Green Acres funds for parks, open space

MIKE DEAK / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The state has given Central Jersey municipalities and nonprofits an early Christmas present by approving [go to article]
spotted lanternfly

Commentary: Lanternflies are spreading, but not on Christmas trees

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Spotted lanternflies are invading from Pennsylvania into eight New Jersey [go to article]
Holly Farm, Millville, NJ, Google Earth view

This 1,400-acre farm just became a jewel of New Jersey preservation, but not all...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - The forested road to the vacant Brian A. Parent Center is lined by a string of unlighted lampposts [go to article]
Holly Farm

Editorial: Persistence pays as a final reversal preserves Millville’s holly farm

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - One of the most protracted battles for a generation of South Jersey environmentalists has ended [go to article]
farmer digs manure and soil, new jersey environment news

Green gardens sprouting from vacant lots. Urban farmers hope to grow city’s economy.

KAREN YI / NJ.COM - Tobias Fox watches a grey cat slink behind a raised garden bed. In a blink, the furry feline nearly pounces [go to article]
Liberty state park, golf course and Craven Point

Editorial: Liberty State Park is not for sale. At any price.

STAR-LEDGER - For four decades, the folks who value Liberty State Park have fought off repeated attempts to ram some commercial [go to article]

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