These are the most polluted places in the country, and no state has more than New Jersey.
There are 114 toxic Superfund sites scattered throughout Garden, and that number is growing. As cleanup efforts drag on in these areas, in some cases for nearly 40 years, climate change is changing the ways in which their pollution could threaten people living nearby.
Hazard, New Jersey it’s a new podcast that digs up the dirt of every contaminated site to give a clearer idea of what the threat is and what it will take to clean it up before it’s too late. Lead journalist Jordan Gass-Pur ‘and producer of NJ Spotlight News, Hazard, New Jersey – this is a limited series, the first series will be released on May 18.
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Peril and Promise is a public media initiative from The WNET A group that tells human stories of climate change and ways to address them. You can find out more at pbs.org/perilandpromise. Basic funding for Danger and promise provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelas and Diana T. Vagelas with additional funding from the Mark Haas Foundation, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, and the Cheryl and Philip Milstein families.
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