In a perverse way, it’s a shame all threats to New Jersey’s all-important tourism economy can’t be as big and impossible-to-miss as Hurricane Sandy. State officials had to respond to Sandy’s destruction in a big way, and they did…Unfortunately, that doesn’t make one serious threat – the deterioration of Barnegat Bay – any less real. It just makes officials more reluctant to act. Last week, a Rutgers University professor tried to make that threat a little more visible. Michael Kennish, a professor of estuarine and marine ecology, presented his data – and a call to action – to a joint session of the Senate and Assembly environmental committees.
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