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Solvay Finds PFC's in Seven Private Wells in Two South Jersey Towns
Jon Hurdle | June 30, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Company will not say whether levels detected in West Deptford and East Greenwich exceed limits proposed by state DEP
Restored Doughboy Statue Helps Sandy Recovery at Union Beach
Jon Hurdle | May 20, 2014 | Sandy
Putting the granite statue back in place after it was broken in pieces by the superstorm is one more step toward 'normalcy' in battered town
EPA Details Plans for Cleanup of Dioxins, PCB’s and Other Toxins from Passaic River
Jon Hurdle | May 9, 2014 | Energy & Environment, More Issues
One approach would dredge more than 4 million cubic yards of sediment, enough to fill MetLife Stadium twice
New Jersey Already Seeing Effects of Climate Change, National Report Says
Jon Hurdle | May 7, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Study by group of scientists and other experts offers specific forecast of extreme weather’s impact on Northeast, rest of U.S.
DRPA Chief Calls Reform Bill ‘Not Transformative,’ Says Changes Already Made
Jon Hurdle | May 6, 2014 | More Issues
Pending bill calls for increased transparency, more responsible management of toll revenues by Delaware River Toll Authority
Long-Awaited DEP Study Says PFC Contamination Widespread in State’s Water
Jon Hurdle | May 5, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Twenty-county survey, completed in 2010, was only released recently, despite repeated calls to make data public
Water-Contamination Watchdog Restarts Work With Focus on PFCs
Jon Hurdle | April 30, 2014 | Energy & Environment
New chairman vows to resist any attempts to 'subvert the process' of the Drinking Water Quality Institute
New Online Tool Gauges Local, Statewide Threats from Rise in Sea Level
Jon Hurdle | April 24, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Sandy
Sea-level rise has broad implications for highly vulnerable communities and those that think they're out of harm's way
New Jersey's Coastal Assets Threatened by Global Rise in Sea Level
Jon Hurdle | April 14, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Rate at which ocean is rising has more than tripled over past century, according to records of one NJ historical society
U.S. to Probe Concerns About Contamination in Paulsboro Water
Jon Hurdle | April 3, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Federal agency joins with state Department of Health to investigate source of PFCs in drinking water
Initiative Seeks to Safeguard Water Quality, from Highlands to Delaware Bay
Jon Hurdle | April 1, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Nonprofit foundation’s $35 million effort aims to slow development, protect aquifer, reduce pollution in sensitive areas
DRBC’s Outgoing Director Says Delaware River Basin Needs Strong Regulator
Jon Hurdle | March 26, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Delaware River Basin Commission tasked with ensuring water quality, coordinating interests -- and settling arguments -- of four states and federal government
Bayshore Pursues Recovery Plan After Missing Out on Bulk of Federal Funding
Jon Hurdle | March 24, 2014 | Sandy
Four towns in Cumberland County are putting together and acting on a Sandy-recovery initiative of their own
Environmentalists Reject Solvay Claim on Safety of Paulsboro Water
Jon Hurdle | January 23, 2014 | Energy & Environment, More Issues
Town relying on one well as single source of water, while concerns raised about possible contamination
Bay Point Buyout of Storm-Ravaged Homes: A Realistic Response to Rising Waters?
Jon Hurdle | January 8, 2014 | Sandy
Residential community devastated by Sandy to be turned into open-space habitat for Delaware Bay wildlife
Profile: Fledgling Ecotourism Promoter Isn't Strictly for the Birds
Jon Hurdle | December 11, 2013 | Energy & Environment, More Issues, Profiles
Pete Dunne, long-time head of Cape May Bird Observatory, wants to take NJ's natural treasures to the world
NJ Birders Stunned by Influx of Snowy Owls from Arctic Regions
Jon Hurdle | December 9, 2013 | Energy & Environment
Bird-watchers and general public warned to keep their distance, since birds may be underfed and overstressed from long journey south
Pallone Says Congress Doing Nothing About Sea-Level Rise, Blames Tea Party
Jon Hurdle | December 9, 2013 | Energy & Environment
Nonprofit group releases survey showing NJ voters want state and federal governments to get more involved in planning for climate change
Building a Sustainable Garden State, One Community at a Time
Jon Hurdle | November 25, 2013 | Energy & Environment, More Issues, Planning
Sustainable Jersey doesn't stop at 'green,' but includes health and wellness, diversity, and economic development
U.S. Rep. Runyan’s Surprise Withdrawal Could Offer Opening for Democrats
Jon Hurdle | November 6, 2013 | More Issues, Politics
Cites more time with family, but some observers say Runyan could be frustrated by Tea Party politics, power struggles within GOP
Tests Heighten Worries About Toxins in Water in Paulsboro-West Deptford
Jon Hurdle | November 5, 2013 | Energy & Environment
Company trying to find source of potentially cancer-causing PFCs detected in public supplies
Kim Guadagno: The Unknown Lieutenant Governor
Jon Hurdle | October 31, 2013 | Elections 2013
Guadagno gives reporters the silent treatment, refusing to take their questions at public events
Lack of Federal Funds Leaves Regional Water Watchdog High and Dry
Jon Hurdle | October 11, 2013 | More Issues
Some 15 million people count on Delaware River basin for potable water, but oversight commission can't afford to do critical testing
Incumbents Face Spirited Foes in Contests for 7th District Legislative Seats
Jon Hurdle | October 7, 2013 | Politics
Current officeholders favored, but GOP challengers hope to tap into discontent over high taxes, unemployment rate
‘Occupy Sandy’ Blends Relief Efforts with Grass-Roots Political Activism
Jon Hurdle | September 25, 2013 | More Issues, Sandy
Group finds niche helping Sandy victims navigate services and systems of far-larger aid organizations
Defend or Retreat: Cumberland County Wrestles With Rising Seas
Jon Hurdle | September 16, 2013 | Energy & Environment, More Issues, Sandy
A high tide and a full moon can flood salt marshes and wash out roads in towns along the Delaware Bay
Accusing State of Inactivity, Environmentalists Ask Feds to Test Water at Paulsboro
Jon Hurdle | September 9, 2013 | Energy & Environment
Delaware Riverkeeper sounds alarm about possible presence of PFCs in groundwater
Holt Highlights Science, Liberalism in Bid for U.S. Senate Seat
Jon Hurdle | August 6, 2013 | More Issues, Politics
Democratic contender believes he can prevail, despite Booker's double-digit lead in the polls.
Critics Claim LNG Import Terminal Is Really Meant for Exports
Jon Hurdle | July 11, 2013 | Energy & Environment
"Trojan Horse" terminal off north Jersey will actually distribute natural gas fracked from Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, opponents argue.
Can New Jersey Insure Against the Next Sandy?
Jon Hurdle | May 23, 2013 | Energy & Environment, Sandy
Disaster-specific damage coverage among concepts aired at Rutgers conference on impact of climate change.
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