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Members of R.A.G.E. Fight JCP&L Pole Plan

3-29-17
Residents Against Giant Electric, R.A.G.E., is fighting JCP&L plans to plant poles to carry a new, 230 kilovolt electrical transmission line along railroad tracks.
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Cleaning Up After Unlicensed Dumping of Contaminated Debris

3-27-17
New Jersey’s State Commission of Investigation found that unlicensed construction recyclers dumped contaminated debris in the state after Superstorm Sandy hit. Since then, municipalities have had to foot the bill for cleanup.
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What EPA Funding Cuts Would Mean for New Jersey

3-20-17
Lawmakers say New Jersey will lose out if President Trump's proposed budget gets approved because cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency will mean the end of state programs that clean up Superfund sites and ensure clean and healthy water and air.
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Working to Preserve Open Space to Protect Drinking Water

3-8-17
In Sussex County, the Land Conservancy of New Jersey is preserving land. Advocates say that is more cost effective than industrial ways of treating water.
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Three Baby Giraffes at Six Flags Great Adventure

3-8-17
Six Flags Great Adventure has three baby giraffes. Visitors can see the babies in person starting April 1.
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Rep. Pallone Talks EPA, Affordable Care Act and More

2-27-17
Congressman Frank Pallone discusses change-ups at the Environmental Protection Agency, Republicans' possible replacement of Obamacare, the potential defunding of Planned Parenthood and more.
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Pinelands Commission Votes to Permit South Jersey Gas Pipeline

2-24-17
The Pinelands Commission voted 9 to 5, with one abstention, to permit a controversial, 22-mile-long natural gas pipeline to pass through the heart of its preserved forest. Some opponents reacted with rage.
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Activists Rally in Newark Over New EPA Administrator

2-20-17
Environmentalists see the new EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, as a wrecking ball aimed at the EPA’s heart. As Oklahoma’s attorney general, he sued the agency 14 times.
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Once a Solar Industry Leader, NJ Now Lags in Job Creation

2-14-17
In its annual survey, national nonprofit The Solar Foundation finds while the rest of the country saw a 25 percent jump in solar job growth, New Jersey's fell by 14 percent, losing about 1,000 jobs.
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Turtle Back Zoo Opens Sea Turtle Hospital

2-10-17
The Turtle Back Zoo is now home to the only long-term sea turtle hospital in New Jersey, one of fewer than 10 in the Northeast.