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12/28/17   Volume XLVII, No. 52
This article is the final installment of a three-part series, "It's Elemental: Air, Water and Earth in the State We're In." New Jersey’s got a state bird (Eastern goldfinch), state tree (red oak), state flower (violet), state animal (horse) and even a state dinosaur (Hadrosaurus foulkii). Did you know it also has a state soil? It’s called “Downer,” but it’s really more of an upper! It’s the most common soil type in New Jersey, . . .
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12/21/17  
This article is the second installment of a three-part series, "It's Elemental: Air, Water and Earth in the State We're In." Much is over-hyped lately, but there’s no exaggerating the importance of abundant clean water. Quite simply, it’s critical to our health, environment and economy.

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12/15/17   This article is the first installment of a three-part series "It's Elemental: Air, Water and Earth in the State We're In"
As recent wildfires burned out of control in California, air quality suffered greatly. Air Quality Index readings showed “unhealthy” levels in many places, and were comparable to air quality in China’s most polluted cities.  For the most part, however, dangerously polluted air is rare in the United States. But that wasn’t always the case. In the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s, large cities and surrounding metropolitan areas – including . . .
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12/7/17   Volume XLVII, No. 49
Amid the glittering high rises along New Jersey’s “Gold Coast,” there’s an immense green oasis. It’s a place for the public to walk, play, relax and enjoy spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island - all at no charge. It’s Liberty State Park in Jersey City, located along the Hudson River waterfront, home to some of New Jersey’s most valuable real estate. But for the second time in two years, Liberty . . .
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12/1/17  
With a new governor taking office in January, New Jersey has a great opportunity to regain its national environmental leadership role.   On the campaign trail, Governor-elect Murphy pledged strong support for the environment, a “green economy” boosted by clean energy jobs, and a renewed emphasis on climate change. The time to act is now. The . . .
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'Trees don't vote' but Byrne saved Pine Barrens anyway

Governor-elect Murphy should set new course on the environment

Protect soils to keep the garden in our state

Clean, plentiful water is New Jersey's lifeblood

A breath of fresh air for New Jersey?

Keep Liberty State Park free and open

A green agenda for Governor-elect Murphy

Life, liberty ... and a clean environment

New Jersey's aging water infrastructure

The land before time: NJ's Kittatinny Ridge & Valley

While bats hibernate, scientists hope for survival

Natural Resource Damages fund new parks and preserves

Save menhaden, a humble but mighty fish

Ballot question approval would lock in environmental funds

Sandy Millspaugh: Conservation Trailblazer

Extreme hurricanes highlight concerns about climate change

'Head start' for corn snakes

Protecting the Highlands - it's the water

When you could walk from New Jersey to Morocco

A bold plan for the planet

New Jersey's energy future at a crossroads

Tiny insect will have a huge impact on New Jersey

Protect New Jersey's Pine Barrens

Enjoy New Jersey's forests!

Maine-to-Florida urban trail celebrates 25 years

Rare plants and animals need help!

Ban offshore drilling and seismic testing off NJ coast!

Summertime and the digging is easy

Is the elusive bobcat here to stay?

NJ water supply plan rings alarm bells

NJ's Piedmont: Formed by volcanoes and erosion

Defend public health and safety in state budget

'Magical' early 17-year cicadas

June and open space: Perfect together

Hit the trails on June 3, National Trails Day

Socializing with nature

Preserve land - and state's in lieu of taxes program

New Jersey's 'marl' pits yield dinosaur discoveries

Vernal pools: Now you see 'em, now you don't

State targets illegal dumpers in parks and forests

Former governors and elected leaders stand up for environment

Join CSAs to support local farms, save money, eat better

Weather extremes may be New Jersey's new normal

Bald eagles and ospreys rebound in New Jersey

Pine Barrens prescribed fires: A renewal force

Take a walk on the bottom of the sea!

Energy efficiency saves money and land - and creates jobs!

The Pines of March

Trees are more social than you think!

New Jersey's geological 'layer cake'

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