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Newark, NJ, has a lead contamination problem in its water

ADAM WERNICK / LIVING ON EARTH - Hundreds of thousands of citizens may be at risk of lead exposure from their tap water in Newark, New Jersey [go to article/audio]
Lucille Ball

Movement is on to save ‘Lucille Ball Pond’ in two NJ towns

DICK BRENNAN / CBS - Lucille Ball, the iconic comedic actress, never lived in two New Jersey towns that border each other, but those municipalities are fighting to keep [go to article]
Corroded pipe

The places across N.J. where too much lead has been found in the water

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - It’s a problem that doesn’t discriminate -- it’s been detected all across the state, in rural, suburban, and urban areas [go to article]
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Clean water projects: DEP agrees additional state funding needed

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Within the next few years, the state will run out of matching funds to obtain hundreds of millions in federal dollars for crucial clean water [go to article]
new jersey, vertical farm, newark

Opinion: Investing in vertical farming – five take-aways

ERIK KOBAYASHI-SOLOMON / FORBES - “Eyewatering.” That’s the best description for recent capital inflows into the vertical farming industry [go to article]

NJ’s lead water pipes a billion-dollar concern without a solution

MICHAEL SYMONS / NJ 101.5 - At a Thursday budget hearing at the Statehouse, a lot of concern though no ambitious solutions about how to deal with lead leaching [go to article]
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Hudson river shows signs of rebound after decades as New York’s sewer

OLIVER MILMAN / THE GUARDIAN - New York’s Hudson river, once known as America’s Rhine in a nod to the famous European waterway, played a pivotal role [go to article]
black bear

NJ DEP doesn’t want you to know where the bears are

RICHARD COWEN / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Where are all the bears? You may want to know, but the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection [go to article]
Upland Sandpiper

Endangered birds may be evicted from Atlantic City airport

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - For 15 years, two state-protected bird species have called Atlantic City International Airport home: the endangered [go to article]
water faucet

Lead in NJ water: Suez to remove 50,000 feet of lead pipes this year...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - About 25 percent of the lead pipes in Bergen and Hudson counties will be replaced this year under a plan unveiled Thursday [go to article]

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