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New Jersey: "Environmental Groups To Appeal $225M ExxonMobil Deal"

"A group of New Jersey environmental organizations Monday took the first step to appeal what it called the Christie administration's 'dirty deal' — the $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil over contamination of industrial sites in New Jersey."

Source: Newark Star-Ledger, 09/15/2015
November 1, 2015

DEADLINE: Fellowship for Columbia University's MPA in Environmental Science and Policy

The Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy at Columbia University in New York City offers the Dean’s Environmental Science and Policy Fellowship, a full tuition grant worth approximately $72,000. Apply to the program by Jan. 15, 2016, to be eligible for the Fellowship. Early decision deadline is Nov. 1, 2015.

September 17, 2015

DEADLINE: Metcalf Seminar "Climate Change and the News: Planning for Sea Level Rise & Extreme Weather"

As policy discussions heat up in advance of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in December, journalists are invited to apply for a free seminar exploring U.S. responses to coastal climate change impacts. This Metcalf Institute seminar will be held in Cambridge, MA on Nov 4, at the 2015 Rising Seas Summit.

"Freight Trucks at New Jersey Port Must Curb Idling"

"The air in Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, is expected to clear up now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized agreements with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and port terminal operators that will cut air pollution caused by idling diesel trucks at the port."

Source: ENS, 08/07/2015

"Amid Legionnaires’ Fears, City Proposes New Cooling Tower Rules"

"The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx is the largest in New York City history, officials said Tuesday, as they announced new measures to fight a disease that had claimed the lives of seven people and sickened more than 80 others."

Source: Wall St. Journal, 08/05/2015

"The Wind and Sun Are Bringing the Shine Back to Buffalo"

"BUFFALO — Along a bend in the Buffalo River here, an enormous steel and concrete structure is rising, soon to house one of the country’s largest solar panel factories. Just to the south, in the rotting guts of the old Bethlehem Steel plant in Lackawanna, where a dozen wind turbines already harness the energy blowing off Lake Erie, workers are preparing to install a big new solar array."

Source: NY Times, 07/21/2015

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