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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]

Newark residents sue city over handling of lead-contaminated water

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - History teacher Al Moussab is one of the Newark residents suing his city over lead in its water [go to article]
bee swarm, new jersey environment

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]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

Trump EO would stop states from using water quality to block pipelines

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - President Donald Trump issued an executive order this week to hinder states from blocking unwanted oil and natural-gas pipelines [go to article]
food waste

Enviros irked by changes to measure that tackles big sources of NJ food waste

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - When are trash incinerators and landfills considered recycling facilities? [go to article]

In this Jersey Shore town, residents fight to preserve foxes and birds

CARLY WANNA / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - Brigantine’s North End is an environmental treasure – and a wildlife battleground [go to article]
spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly infestation poses existential threat to wineries, vineyards across Delaware Valley

CBS PHILADELPHIA 3 - Fears are growing in Pennsylvania about the spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest with no natural enemies [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water quality

What happened to New Jersey’s drinking-water watchdog?

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey environmentalists are pressing the Department of Environmental Protection to explain why a scientific panel [go to article]
Liberty state park, golf course and Craven Point

Protections for Liberty State Park fail amid billionaire’s push to expand golf course into...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - An almost two-year effort to protect Liberty State Park from major development collapsed on Monday amid lobbying efforts [go to article]

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