"New Jersey is projected to experience “dramatic” sea level rise through the rest of this century, bringing worsening storm surges and more regular flooding to the Garden State, according to a new report released by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday."
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"New York will restrict the use of the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, but will rely on regulations rather than legislation to accomplish the goal."
"New England’s historic fishing industry has been in crisis mode for years as the region’s waters warm at a faster rate than most of the world, efforts by regulators to preserve dwindling fish stocks bankrupt boat captains, and a general malaise settles over coastal towns built around the ancient profession."
"A New Hampshire judge ordered that the state suspend at year’s end enforcement of its new rules tightening allowable limits on fluorinated “forever” chemicals, as the 3M company had asked."
"Vermont is turning to its most abundant resource to help meet its renewable energy targets. But the bar for ‘carbon neutral’ may be higher than even skeptics think."
"3M Co., E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co., and Chemours Co. were hit with suits by two water authorities in Nassau County, N.Y., alleging the companies contaminated their water supplies with toxic substances."
"New York state’s attorney general is suing The Chemours Co., 3M Co., DuPont de Nemours Inc. and other companies for their alleged role in making and selling persistent chemicals that are environmental contaminants."