"High lead levels have been found in drinking water of all five Vermont schools tested so far in a new state program."
Northeast (CT MA ME NH NJ NY RI VT)
"New test results indicate that the extent of the lead contamination crisis in Newark, N.J., may be broader than previously thought and the state now says it needs federal help to respond, according to new court filings."
"The Trump administration cast the fate of the nation’s first major offshore wind farm into doubt by extending an environmental review for the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts.
"For more than a year, Newark officials denied the city had a widespread lead problem with its drinking water. Then, in an abrupt shift last fall, New Jersey’s largest city began giving out water filters to some residents."
"Around Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey’s largest lake, workers have been laid off, sailing lessons canceled and summers ruined. The reason: clouds of blue-green algae in the water, blooming in quantities never before recorded."
"A federal judge has dealt a blow to a group of fossil fuel companies being sued by Rhode Island over the costs of climate change impacts with a decision to move the case back to the state court system."