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Lead water pipe under construction, Newark

NJ has a plan to ID and replace lead pipes throughout the state in...

STACEY BARCHENGER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday advanced a plan to identify and replace lead pipes [go to article]
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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]
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Tap water at Trump National Golf Course contaminated with toxic ‘forever chemicals’

JAMES CROWLEY / NEWSWEEK - The Environmental Working Group has found that high levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and other perfluorinated chemicals (PFAS) [go to article]
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Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ found in more than 500 New Jersey water systems

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The number of New Jersey water systems where toxic PFAS chemicals were found surged by more than 11 times over the past year [go to article]
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NJ is trying to get tough on PFAS. The EPA and DOD aren’t playing...

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is having a tough time getting the federal government [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water quality

Opinion: We need better public drinking water standards

CINDY EHRENCLOU / RARITAN HEADWATERS ASSOCIATION - For families who get their drinking water from public utilities, the annual test results that come in the mail [go to article]
Lead water pipe under construction, Newark

Suez says lead levels meet federal standards, but only when you round down

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Suez water company said Friday that lead levels in its drinking water declined in the first six months of the year [go to article]

NJ water contamination: Is your tap water safe?

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS - Millions of New Jersey residents are drinking tap water contaminated with carcinogens and other dangerous chemicals [go to article]
Lead water pipe under construction, Newark

Lead in NJ water: Phil Murphy wants $500M bond question on 2020 ballot to...

SCOTT FALLON and DUSTIN RACIOPPI / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Voters will decide in November 2020 whether to spend $500 million to remove lead drinking water [go to article]
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NJ drinking water contaminants increase, survey says

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Drinking water supplied by New Jersey utilities between 2012 and 2017 contained 107 contaminants — some of which [go to article]

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