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Rancocas Creek

Frustrated Rancocas Creek flood victims cope and hope

CAROL COMEGNO / COURIER POST - Larry Foster and wife Orly Buday knew they were in for more than rain at their Southampton home when the forecast [go to article]

How best to cope with NJ’s “#1 natural hazard”

DONNA LIU / CIVICSTORY - Storm clouds loomed (appropriately!) over The Watershed Institute in Pennington on June 19, as the 2019 Stormwater Utility Symposium [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]

Five inches in five hours: Relentless rain floods South Jersey, and there’s more to...

CAROL COMEGNO and SHERI BERKERY / COURIER POST - South Jersey residents coped with varying degrees of aggravation — or worse — on Thursday as overnight flooding [go to article]
new jersey environment, water, stream

Opinion: Category 1 designations will protect vital waterways

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Placed end to end, the New Jersey rivers and streams proposed for higher environmental protections [go to article]
prescription drugs

There are drugs in your water and no one knows how much

DINO FLAMMIA / NJ 101.5 - When you grab a glass of water from the kitchen sink, how much medicine — that's not yours — are you ingesting with each sip? [go to article]
Drinking water

A $300 test could save your family from toxic water, but realtors say it’ll...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - New Jersey is on the verge of adopting a strict set of new rules to deal with a family of cancer-linked chemicals [go to article]

Pa., N.J., and Del. governors meet in Philadelphia, commit to health of Delaware River

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - For the first time in two decades, the governors of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware gathered in one room to commit [go to article]

Cancer-linked chemicals are plaguing drinking water in N.J. Here’s one plan to make sure...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - It’s a problem with a big price tag. Drinking water systems across New Jersey [go to article]
Drinking water

NJ home to 35 sites where two PFAS chemicals top new state limits

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Researchers have identified 35 New Jersey sites where drinking-water tests in recent years reveal contamination with two toxic PFAS [go to article]

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