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Bill Would Require DEP to Set Limit for Toxic Chemical in Drinking Water
Jon Hurdle | April 10, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Drinking Water Quality Institute made recommendations for TCP, other chemicals in 2009 but DEP didn't act on them
Presenting New Standard, Water Panel Seeks to Rebuild Reputation
Jon Hurdle | April 9, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Committee ready to move on to next two contaminants in New Jersey’s drinking water
Drinking-Water Panel Calls for Stricter Standard on Potential Carcinogen
Jon Hurdle | April 7, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Group of scientists, state officials, and water-company executives agree that tighter level for PFNA is needed
Chemical Firm Denies It’s Ending South Jersey Water-Contamination Probe
Jon Hurdle | April 6, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Solvay contends that newspaper ad, statement meant to mark ‘milestone’ in investigation of carcinogen’s presence in water supply
PennEast Pipeline Would Have Saved Consumers $890 Million, Study Says
Jon Hurdle | March 25, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Report says consumers outside gas production region paid seven times more for fuel to heat homes this past winter
Environmentalists Campaign by Bus Ahead of Pinelands Commission Vote
Jon Hurdle | March 12, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Conservationists hit the road to visit five New Jersey senators still believed to be undecided about controversial Barr nomination
Bayshore Recovery Project Restores Beaches, Nurtures South Jersey Economy
Jon Hurdle | March 5, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Initiative takes broad approach, from rebuilding bulkheads and boosting tourism to erecting natural barriers and upgrading region's cable TV
Delaware River Advocates Seek Support for Revived Federal Legislation
Jon Hurdle | February 9, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Legislation would have U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service coordinate efforts of current advocacy organizations, state agencies, nonprofits
NJ’s Beaches on Delaware Bay to Undergo Restoration to Help Safeguard Wildlife
Jon Hurdle | February 3, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Spawning grounds for horseshoe crabs, feeding areas for shorebirds to get more protection
Explainer: Water-Quality Watchdog Getting Ready to Get Back to Work
Jon Hurdle | January 27, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Explainer
The Drinking Water Quality Institute was out of the loop between 2010 and 2014. Is it back in business?
EPA Officials Agree to Check Again for Toxics Near Superfund Site in Vineland
Jon Hurdle | January 14, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Federal agency will do more extensive testing at pond and creek near former site of heavy metals plant
Vineland Urges EPA to Upgrade Cleanup of Toxics Near Superfund Site
Jon Hurdle | January 9, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Argument centers on whether remediation should be to 'industrial' or 'residential' standards
Beaches Along Delaware Bay to See More Protection for Migrating Shorebird
Jon Hurdle | December 12, 2014 | Energy & Environment
The diminutive red knot, which touches down in New Jersey on it 9,000-mile migration, has been named to the Endangered Species list
Delaware Estuary Partners Renew Pact to Protect Fragile Environment
Jon Hurdle | December 8, 2014 | Energy & Environment
One goal of new pledge is to counter growing threats from climate change, especially inundation of coastal wetlands by rising sea levels
Democrat Faces Long Odds in Battle for Congressional Seat in 11th District
Jon Hurdle | October 27, 2014 | Elections 2014
Well-ensconced Republican Frelinghuysen hopes to shake off challenge from Democratic hopeful Dunec
Feds, States Continue to Shortchange Delaware River Basin Commission
Jon Hurdle | October 23, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Planning
New executive director of DRBC raises concerns about protecting water quality for some 15 million people
GOP Incumbent Seen Prevailing Over Democratic Newcomer in 4th District
Jon Hurdle | October 20, 2014 | Politics, Elections 2014
Democrat Scolavino faces uphill struggle against Smith, who is running for 17th Congressional term
Hammonton Cuts Water Use Through Education, Overhaul of Rate System
Jon Hurdle | October 14, 2014 | Energy & Environment
Residents of Pinelands town learn they can restrict their use of water without sacrificing their lush green lawns
MacArthur Jabs Belgard Again Over Democrats’ Campaign Videos
Jon Hurdle | October 6, 2014 | Politics, Elections 2014
With race in 3rd Congressional District too close to call, candidates turn to immigration, same-sex marriage to sway undecided voters
After Latest Casino Closures, Can Atlantic City Reinvent Itself?
Jon Hurdle | September 9, 2014 | Politics, Planning
Christie calls ‘summit’ to help plan future for ailing gaming hub, but details are thin on the ground
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
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