Cataloging animals, plants in preparation for an oil spill
BRICK, N.J. (AP) — An effort inspired by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to catalog marine, animal and plant life along the Jersey shore and its industrial waterways is increasing knowledge of exactly what is in the water — information that could be crucial to restoring habitats and assessing penalties after any serious oil spill. Read more

Help for polluted Shore pond on the way, Christie says
SPRING LAKE— Wreck Pond's problems were so complex — and so expensive — that residents of the five towns surrounding that coastal body of water in Monmouth County were forced to endure repeated floods and closed beaches for more than a decade. Read more.

Making Oyster Babies on the Barnegat Bay
 It may seem hard to believe. There are 1.5 million microscopic oyster larvae in a pitcher. The American Littoral Society’s starting the process of making oyster babies by pouring the larvae into a spat tank. Read more.

New Coastal Development Plan In NJ Sparks Controversy
"We continue to have high growth in areas that were shown to be vulnerable in the storm,” said Tim Dillingham, executive director of the American Littoral Society. “The department doesn’t seem to have taken that lesson to heart.” At a public hearing tonight, truths were challenging to some. Read more

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