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Report: Hudson River Most Polluted Between North Jersey and NYC

7-6-15
Nearly half of the samples taken from the Hudson River between northern New Jersey and New York City failed the EPA's safe swimming guidelines, according to a Hudson Riverkeeper report.
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Making Oyster Babies on the Barnegat Bay

6-26-15
The American Littoral Society has started the process of making oyster babies by pouring larvae into a spat tank in Ocean Gate.
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NJ Students Travel to Sri Lanka to Teach ESL and Help Wild Elephants

6-24-15
Guru Travel, a summer service program started by a Montclair resident, takes kids to Sri Lank to teach English to children of farmers and help inform them about wild elephant preservation.
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Research Shows Number of Bees, Not Number of Species, Improves Pollination

6-23-15
Rutgers researchers studied farms in New Jersey and found that pollination is best when there are more wild bees, even if they are from the same species.
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Fishermen’s Energy Wants State Supreme Court to Rule on Wind-Farm Project

6-23-15
Twice blocked by the BPU and rejected by the appellate court, offshore wind developer Fishermen's Energy hopes to get its day in top court.
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Should You Worry About Shark Attacks at the Jersey Shore?

6-18-15
With recent shark attacks in North Carolina, some are worried about sharks in the waters closer to home. But experts say the chances of getting bitten by a shark are very slim.
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Monitoring Mosquitoes in Monmouth County

6-16-15
The Monmouth County Mosquito Control Division monitors and samples mosquito hot spots as warmer weather approaches.
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Bacteria Could Help Clean Groundwater Contaminated by Uranium Ore Processing, Rutgers Study Finds

6-16-15
Scientists have discovered a bacterium in soil at an ore mill in Colorado that essentially breathes uranium and renders it immobile
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Coalition Frustrated Shark River Hasn’t Been Dredged

6-12-15
Members of the Shark River Cleanup Coalition are frustrated the Shark River has yet to be dredged. The state DOT says it recently applied for the necessary permits to do the work.