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Green groups: Proposed overhaul of stormwater rules doesn’t go far enough

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is proposing to overhaul one of the most contentious rules adopted by the Christie administration, but critics say it falls short [go to article]
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Opinion: NJ’s water needs could decrease despite 10.4m residents by 2040

DANIEL J. VAN ABS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey's three transportation Metropolitan Planning Organizations project an 18 percent increase in population [go to article]
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De-icing salt boosts safety during storms, but it poses a threat to fresh water

CATALINA JARAMILLO / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Applying salt on roads and sidewalks during storm events is a safety issue — it helps keep roads drivable during winter [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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Will Murphy let company dump treated wastewater into Delaware River?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - At one time, the sprawling 1,455-acre DuPont Chambers Work facility was the largest commercial wastewater treatment plant [go to article]
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Research: New Jersey’s current allowable threshold for dissolved nutrients in its streams is too...

AMES IVES / NEWS MEDICAL - A new way of measuring the relative habitability of freshwater environments for fish and aquatic insects suggests that New Jersey's water [go to article]
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Meet the four-legged detectives inspecting your water

RAVEN SANTANA / NJTV NEWS - Since 2016, over 565 acres of the Navesink River in Fair Haven was prohibited from harvesting shellfish due to high levels [go to article/video]
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Upgraded classifications for 750 miles of NJ’s rivers and streams

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - For the first time in more than a decade, the state is significantly upgrading protections for 749 miles of rivers and streams [go to article]
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Learn how changes to the Clean Water Act could hurt your region before it’s...

KAITLIN SULLIVAN / POPULAR SCIENCE - The Environmental Protection Agency has made moves to shrink national water protections for two years [go to article]
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Newark environmental group claims that lead levels are high in drinking water

AP / EYEWITNESS NEWS ABC 7 NY - An environmental group sued the city of Newark on Tuesday, alleging officials violated federal safe drinking water laws [go to article]

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