EPA To Begin Full Investigation At Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it will begin a full investigation of the type and extent of the contamination at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville within a few weeks.

Former Owner Of Rahway Chiropractic Clinic Pleads Guilty To Fraud Scheme

NEWARK – The former president and owner of Spinal Care & Rehabilitation Center, a chiropractic clinic in Rahway, pleaded guilty today in connection with his scheme to stage automobile accidents in order to send the participants in the accidents to his clinic for purported treatment, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Nearly a Quarter of All Unemployed Americans Jobless For a Year or More – A Post-War High

[unemployment] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-three percent of America’s unemployed have been jobless for a year or longer, the highest rate since World War II, according to a study released this week by the Pew Economic Policy Group.


Dear EarthTalk: Oceans are in big trouble and I understand President Obama is creating a high level ocean council to address them. What are the major issues? — Steve Sullivan, Bothell, WA

Disaster Declaration Makes Residents Of 12 Counties Eligible For Federal Assistance

FORT MONMOUTH – Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible.