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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 02:41 PM EDT

NJ Denies Permits for 120-Mile Long Natural Gas Pipeline

NJ Denies Permits for 120-Mile Long Natural Gas Pipeline

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says his administration has rejected a proposed 120-mile long natural gas pipeline that would start in Pennsylvania and end in New Jersey.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:24 AM EDT

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration fired a panel of scientific experts who assisted the Environmental Protection Agency in its review of air quality standards for particulate matter, NBC News...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 05:50 PM EDT

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics say the changes appear to give water systems decades more time to replace...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 01:00 PM EDT

Fish Found in NY Lake 32 Years After Being Declared Fishless

Fish Found in NY Lake 32 Years After Being Declared Fishless

A reproducing population of brook trout has been discovered in a tiny lake in the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness for the first time since the lake was declared fishless because of acid rain 32 years ago,...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 02:45 PM EDT

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding much more urgent action against climate...

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Child Dies After Boat in Distress Call at NY Marina
Child Dies After Boat in Distress Call at NY Marina

A child has died after the boat he and seven other people were on started taking on water Friday, sources familiar with the investigation tell News 4.

Woman Falls Through Hole in Midtown Sidewalk
Woman Falls Through Hole in Midtown Sidewalk

It’s a nightmare every New Yorker has: Walking along a city sidewalk when suddenly falling through a manhole, subway grate, cellar door — or in this case, a hole in the ground. A woman wal...

3 Dead in Violent Multi-Vehicle Crash on New Jersey Highway
3 Dead in Violent Multi-Vehicle Crash on New Jersey Highway

Three people died in a multi-vehicle crash on New Jersey's Interstate 80 that shut down traffic for hours early Friday, causing bumper-to-bumper traffic ahead of the morning rush.

Murder Victim Found Hacked in Middle of Quiet NJ Road
Murder Victim Found Hacked in Middle of Quiet NJ Road

A man possibly trying to escape attackers jumped out of a car and tried to run on a New Jersey street, then apparently was caught and murdered, his body left in the middle of the road, a law enforcement...

NASA Astronauts Make History With First All-Female Spacewalk
NASA Astronauts Make History With First All-Female Spacewalk

The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica...

Unarmed Man Stopped for No Seat Belt Shot, Killed by NYPD
Unarmed Man Stopped for No Seat Belt Shot, Killed by NYPD

Police shot and killed a suspect they pulled over during a traffic stop near Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, the NYPD said Thursday night.