- Oil floated on floodwaters during Hurricane Sandy.
- As floodwaters recede, Hoboken begins to take stock of the damage.
- — Dawn Zimmer (@dawnzimmernj)Tue, Nov 06 2012 22:00:35If u have puddles of oil in your basement or backyard call 877 WARN DEP. Thank u to them for deploying team to work on issues in Hoboken.
- — City of Hoboken (@CityofHoboken)Tue, Nov 06 2012 19:26:52If you have oil contamination from flooding, email email@example.com with "OIL:" and your address in the subject line. #Hoboken
- — Kathy Zucker (@kathyzucker)Tue, Nov 06 2012 20:08:59.@CityofHoboken How do we identify oil contamination? Does it look shiny? Birds look black & sticky - http://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Oil-off-Birds#Hoboken …om/Clean-Oil-off-Birds#Hoboken
- Mysterious oil contamination is suspected by city official to be "an unrefined substance that likely rose up from the ground with the surge caused by Hurricane Sandy."
- — Hoboken Now (@hobokennow)Wed, Nov 07 2012 01:11:39
- Property owners begin to take stock of the damage and clean up.
- Four months after Sandy, many Hoboken properties still have a lot of repair work to do.
- A new contamination risk arises – botulism.
- — Kathy Zucker (@kathyzucker)Sat, Apr 27 2013 14:45:31Most infant botulism cases come from playing w/contaminated soil - #Sandy floodwaters increase risk. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/04/28/magazine/diagnosis-gurgling-baby.html …/interactive/2013/04/28/magazine/diagnosis-gurgling-baby.html
- Light at the end of the tunnel – with repairs nearing completion, controversy about safety rears its head.
- — Kathy Zucker (@kathyzucker)Thu, May 09 2013 21:52:17
- — Hudson County News (@HudsonCtyNews)Tue, May 28 2013 12:46:26
Environmental Impact of Hurricane Sandy in NJ
Sandy floodwaters covered much of Hoboken, NJ for three days. Contamination repercussions in New Jersey are still unfolding seven months later.
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