FDU Cancels Classes

STATE — Non-essential campus operations on both of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s New Jersey campuses closed at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, and will remain closed through Tuesday evening, Oct. 30. Day and evening classes are canceled for Monday and…

EPA Extends Public Comment Period On Raritan Bay Superfund Site Cleanup Plan

NEW YORK, N.Y.– The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is extending by 30 days the public comment period for the plan it has proposed to clean up lead contamination at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville. Lead is a toxic metal that is especially dangerous to children because their growing bodies can absorb more of it than adults. Even at low levels, lead in children can result in I.Q. deficiencies, reading and learning disabilities, reduced attention spans, hyperactivity and other behavioral problems.