‘Spill Spotters’ Needed To Keep Eyes On The Water

Michele S. Byers

After the devastation of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago, many New Jerseyans wondered whether our state’s waters would be next. Although offshore drilling is not allowed right now, the Delaware and Raritan bays are home to some of the nation’s most active ports and oil refineries, with giant tankers loading and unloading petroleum and other chemicals.