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beach and seawater

Why fecal bacteria sometimes takes over Jersey Shore beaches

RUSS ZIMMER / NBC 10 - The cloud of fecal bacteria that lingered off New Jersey beaches last week is a reminder of a grim truth on the Shore: The water [go to article]
Flood, Passaic River, Hurricane Irene

Abandoning a flood zone

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO / NPR - As climate change reshapes our environment and our coastlines, it can threaten the very ground we live on [listen to audio]
Chemours logo

DuPont spinoff company could soon process toxic water for profit

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Although under fire for how it has handled the cleanup of its pollution in a Pompton Lakes neighborhood, a DuPont spinoff company [go to article]
Harmful algae bloom

Lawmakers, marina owners lobby for funds to fight algae blooms, keep lakes open in...

DAVID M. ZIMMER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Government officials and marina owners met on the frozen shore of Greenwood Lake on Thursday to lobby [go to article]
Lake Hopatcong, NJ

Hopatcong fishes for weed problem solution

KATIE MOEN / NJ HERALD - Today, Candlewood Lake in Sherman, Conn., is beautiful and pristine. In the summer months [go to article]
water faucet

‘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]
Salt truck

Is road salt poisoning our drinking water? Two words: Flint, Michigan

AMANDA OGLESBY / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Road salt. Each winter it saves countless lives by keeping roads and sidewalks clear of ice and snow [go to article]
new jersey environment, water, stream

Critics warn federal proposal could hinder states from protecting waterways

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The federal Environmental Protection Agency is moving to streamline a section of the Clean Water Act that states [go to article]

Toxic, rash-inducing algae bloom spotted at third N.J. lake

CHRIS SHELDON / NJ.COM - Another algal bloom that can cause rashes and other health problems was spotted at a third New Jersey lake this week [go to article]
fresh water

New Jersey proposes PFAS regulations for groundwater; EPA regulations delayed by shutdown

SUSAN PHILLIPS / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has taken a step toward cleaning up water contamination [go to article]

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