New Jersey

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News Releases for New Jersey

NEW JERSEY DECLARES A POLLUTERS’ HOLIDAY

New “Grace Periods” Relax Already Scandal-Ridden Toxic Cleanup Rules

NEW JERSEY TOXIC CLEANUP PROGRAM EXPOSED AS TOOTHLESS TIGER

State Allows Industry to Control Cleanup Even In Most Egregious Cases

CALL FOR INSPECTOR GENERAL TO HEAD MERCURY DAY-CARE PROBE

Severe Toxic Problems Acknowledged in 2002 Internal “Vulnerability Assessment”

MERCURY-LADEN DAY-CARE CENTER IN NEW JERSEY IS NO ANOMALY

Lax State Brownfield Laws Make Tragedy an “Accident Waiting to Happen”

NEW JERSEY SHORE DEGRADED BY SPRAWL DEVELOPMENT

Legislature Urged to Tighten Coastal Protection Laws

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS LAUNCH MAJOR SHORE INITIATIVE

Announcement coincides with Friday’s Legislative Hearing

ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY EXTENDS "GRACE PERIODS" TO POLLUTERS

Minor Violations Forgiven in Revival of Whitman Penalty Moratorium

CORZINE RETREATS FROM WAR ON SPRAWL

Series of Actions Signal Builders’ Lobby Trumps Clean Water Rules

NEW JERSEY DEP WEAKENING TOXIC STANDARDS DESPITE SCANDALS

Legislature Expands DEP Toxic Probe and Ponders Reform Bills

NEW JERSEY ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY ISSUES GAG ORDER TO STAFF

Mounting Scandals Creating “Bunker Mentality” Inside Troubled Agency

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