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Farm on Delaware River, Warren County, NJ

William Penn Foundation gives $42M to protect Delaware River, bringing total to $100M

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Philadelphia’s William Penn Foundation says it is injecting an additional $42 million into protecting the Delaware River watershed [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

New Jersey looks to $50m bond issue to fund stormwater management

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey may finally be coming up with some financing to tackle one of its most expensive and intractable pollution problems [go to article]
new jersey environment, water, stream

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]
Trenton, Delawre River, new jersey environment

Cape Town water crisis reminds how Philly has been able to avoid its own...

JOHN KOPP / PHILLY VOICE - Facing an unprecedented water crisis, Cape Town, South Africa is restricting residents to a mere 13 gallons of water each day [go to article]
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]
broken water pipes

Opinion: How much water do we waste – and who is we?

DANIEL J. VAN ABS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - I recently published a report for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on water demands [go to article]
lead poisoning, paint, new jersey environment

Lead in NJ’s children: Fixing it is a billion-dollar problem

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - New Jersey should spend $1.1 billion over the next 10 years to fix lead hazards that have poisoned thousands of children in the state [go to article]
Barnegat Bay, Bayville, New Jersey

Can stormwater utilities help NJ reduce runoff pollution?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey may take another stab at creating new utilities to deal with stormwater runoff, the state's most persistent problem fouling [go to article]
Barrett's Run restoration, Hopewell NJ

Barrett’s Run project in Hopewell protects waterway, restores habitat

CHERYL VOSBURG / GREENSMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - The “Barrett’s Run Grassland Restoration” project is a 7.5 acre example of planning and collaboration [go to article]
Columbia Lake, Knowlton, NJ

One final step to Columbia Dam removal

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NJ HERALD - A permit to remove the Columbia Dam on the Paulinskill has been issued and work can begin, with a break for the spring [go to article]

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