past, present, future of New Jersey toxic waste sites -- WNYC/NJ Public Radio "Dirty Little Secrets"

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According to the WNYC/NJ Public Radio investigative journalism series, "Dirty Little Secrets," New Jersey's industrial/environmental history is potentially or actually affecting 90% of us New Jerseyans.  

For the big picture, take a look at the map -- the sites ring the state, along the shore and Delaware River. For detailed locations throughout the state and current information, you can enter an address at "Dirty Little Secrets: NJ's Contaminated Sites

There was a followup segment on the NPR program, The Takeaway  12/9/2015.  





Karen Reeds, PhD, FLS
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