A Legacy of Industry and Toxins in Northern New Jersey: Striped Bass and Blue Crab

This week, NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration is looking at the impacts of pollutants on wildlife and endangered species. We’ll explore tools we’ve developed to map sensitive species and habitats, how marine debris endangers marine life, how restoring toxic waste sites improves the health of wildlife, and the creation of a mobile wildlife hospital. 904 more words


Court of Appeals Rules Against Animal Ag Reporting Exemption in Two Environmental Laws

This is not a substitute for legal advice.

The smells of livestock are common if you live on a farm or next to a farm. If livestock numbers reach certain sizes, then two federal environmental laws, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA) may require the producer to report the release of hazardous substances to the National Response Center. 838 more words

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Trump Budget Cuts Signal Increased Delays to Superfund Site Cleanups

Trump Budget Cuts Signal Increased Delays to Superfund Site Cleanups

By Dana Lyons, Staff Contributor

Communities across the country are concerned[1] that President Trump’s proposed budget will significantly delay, or even halt the cleanup of their local Superfund site, as Trump’s budget proposal would cut the EPA’s funding by 31 percent. 1,105 more words

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