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oil in water, pollution

Stormwater utilities to control polluted runoff get a push from pols

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A decade-long legislative push to overhaul the system that controls runoff from storms that pollutes New Jersey’s waterways [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]
Mcguire-Lakehurst Military Base

PFAS levels at NJ base 24,000 times higher than proposed federal standard – study

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Water sources at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst contained levels of toxic PFAS chemicals that were up to 24,000 times higher [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

Does NJ need stormwater utilities to stem polluted runoff and flooding?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Until the state and towns begin addressing pollution caused by stormwater runoff, New Jersey will be hard-pressed [go to article]
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Editorial: NJ shows nation how to get toxic chemical out of drinking water

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Usually it’s not a bad idea to let the federal government set the allowable standards for toxic substances in the nation’s water [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Wide range of groups gather to talk about protecting Delaware Watershed

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Rodale Institute’s Diana Martin traveled from her company headquarters in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, to be [go to article]
water, NJ environment news

Editorial: N.J., no thanks to Trump, is working to protect drinking water

TIMES OF TRENTON - New Jersey is leading where the federal government is failing to protect the public from toxic chemicals tainting our drinking water [go to article]
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Opinion: We need real solutions to N.J. water woes

CHRIS STURM / APP.COM - Few things are better than spending a day at the Jersey Shore. However, this summer the region that in 2017 contributed half of the state’s [go to article]
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As public concern about PFAS climbs, EPA urged to set enforceable standard

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Clean-water advocates and U.S. lawmakers pressed the federal Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to set an enforceable [go to article]
fresh water

State first to regulate PFNA in drinking water

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - New Jersey has become the first state to adopt a safe drinking water standard for one of the most toxic [go to article]

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