Sandy Leaves NJ Dealing With Water Worries

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 6:24 PM EDT) -- One of the biggest, most pressing environmental concerns for New Jersey as it recovers from Hurricane Sandy is maintaining clean drinking water while utilities deal with the power outages and fuel shortages that have afflicted so much of the state.

The storm forced the shutdown of several wastewater treatment plants in flood-impacted areas of New Jersey, meaning that raw sewage is going into some streams and rivers. That has led to a recreational fishing and boating advisory for some waterways.

So far, potable water quality has...
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