Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Top 2 environmental news stories for PA & NJ - 12/6/11

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In Pennsylvania

Dimock rejects Binghamton water offer A raucous atmosphere took hold among a crowd of about 150 people at the Dimock municipal building Monday night, as the township supervisors weighed Binghamton Mayor Matthew T. Ryan 's proposal to truck City of Binghamton water to 11 Dimock families Gannett story & video  Daily Review

EPA criticizes state for shale air pollution rules
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has strongly criticized PA's new policy guidelines for regulating air pollutants emitted by Marcellus Shale gas wells and development sites located in close proximity to one another Post-Gazette 

In New Jersey

Garbage industry still a haven for organized crime? Enterprising criminals continue to find a comfortable home in New Jersey's solid-waste industry, slipping through shoddy regulations and weak enforcement, according to a state report issued Tuesday by the SCI The Record

Bear hunt protestors win court battle
Animal protection activists won a small battle early Monday afternoon, when a state appeals court gave them limited permission to protest the state-approved bear hunt outside the high-traffic weigh station on Route 23 in Franklin
The Record  Star-Ledger

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