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Sandy Rebuilding Task Force Director Says NJ Must Rebuild Stronger Than Before

8-21-13
Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force State Director Michael Passante says New Jersey needs to rebuild smarter and stronger to help avoid catastrophic damage from future storms.
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In Bergen County, Christie, Dems, Donovan Agree Sandy Recovery on Track

8-20-13
Gov. Chris Christie visited Moonachie and Little Ferry with Congressman Bill Pascrell and HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to update residents on how recovery is going 10 months after Hurricane Sandy.
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NJ Beekeepers Hope for Better Future After Having Worst Winter Season

8-20-13
E & M Gold Beekeepers of Monmouth County lost about half of their bees in the winter, likely due to the varroa mite.
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Sandy-Ravaged Residents Share Experiences at Legislative Hearing

8-15-13
Several residents who still haven't been able to move back into their homes since Hurricane Sandy hit told members of the legislature that they have been frustrated with the recovery process.
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Boating Sales Decline Since Hurricane Sandy, Repair Requests Increase

8-13-13
Hurricane Sandy damaged boats, along with homes and properties. Because boat owners have more important items to replace, many aren't buying new boats, but some are repairing damaged vessels.
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Belmar Mayor Says Sandy Recovery Will Continue Until Everyone is Back in Their Homes

8-12-13
Mayor Matt Doherty says plans are in place to replace two of the three pavilions in Belmar. He says businesses are back up and running but not all residents have returned home.
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Bill Aims to Reduce Amount of Medical Waste Washing Up on Shore

8-8-13
Congressman Frank Pallone is reintroducing a bill, the Medical Waste Management Act of 2013, which would track medical waste. More of that type of waste has been washing up on New Jersey beaches recently.
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Stretch of Passaic River in Lyndhurst to be Cleaned of Contaminants

8-7-13
The EPA announced a dredging project to remove contaminated sediment on a half mile stretch of the Passaic River that has high levels of PCBs, mercury and dioxin.
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Cape May Business Owners See Slower Traffic After Sandy

8-6-13
Although most businesses are up and running since Hurricane Sandy hit, Cape May owners say there are fewer tourists visiting the region and less revenue for them this summer.
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NJ Farm Bureau President Wants Definition for ‘Locally Grown’

8-5-13
New Jersey Farm Bureau President Ryck Suydam says having a standard labeling definition for locally grown produce will help customers trust farmers.