Friday, November 16, 2007

Week's top environmental/political news - November 12-16

Some of the top stories appearing in EnviroPolitics from Nov. 12 -16.
Captured from newspapers and other information sources in New Jersey,
Pennsylvania, New York and beyond.

New Jersey Environment
Fund may be used to clean up Meadowlands Star-Ledger
> Codey pledges hearings on EnCap
Bergen Record
Bergen lawmaker calls for bottle bill Bergen Record
What to do about old landfills? Star-Ledger
Bill aims to shut door on affordable housing deals Gannett
Offshore wind power study to proceed Courier-Post
More nuclear energy ahead for New Jersey? Bergen Record

New Jersey Politics
Plan 2.0: Toll hikes and debt limits Star-Ledger Bergen Record
Corzine aiming to cut state's debt in half Star-Ledger
New stem cell labs now in question Star-Ledger
Toll bump to be $2 for Hudson crossings Star-Ledger
Tough issues await majority leader Bergen Record
Opinion: Governor Paralysis PolitickerNJ
Gossip: Too close for comfort NY Post

Pennsylvania Environment
DEP approves air plan for ethanol plant PA-DEP
Emissions high before PPL plant was retired Express-Times
Norfolk Southern to pay $7.35M in derailment case
Activists, McGinty meet on coal ash Observer Reporter AP
'Hormone-free' milk label banned in PA Associated Press
State threatens legal action against seven towns ENS
Cost of I-99 acid cleanup hits $79M

Pennsylvania Politics
Rendell presses House on gun bills Inquirer
Opinion: Scandal storm sinks 'Year of Reform'
Nutter's pitch for jobs brings 1,000 resumes
I-80 toll meeting: questions, concerns Morning Call
Nutter and Street show signs of a thaw Inquirer

New York/Nation/World
Cuomo criticizes nuclear plant review NY Times
Republican pits Bloomberg vs. Spitzer on climate NY Sun
Dropping license plan wins praise for Spitzer NY Times
First hydrogen pump in tri-state area opens LoHud Journal
No progress in effort to clean toxic gas-plant sites Newsday
Pigeon-control proposal:Fine hands that feed them NY Times
Court rejects mileage break for SUVs, light trucks NYT

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