State Sens. Anthony M. Bucco and Steve Oroho both are encouraged by NJDEP index providing guidance on recreational use recommendations to the public based on different count levels of HABs present.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has rolled out a color-coded health alert index for recreational activities in freshwater lakes impacted by harmful algal blooms (HABs).
Rep. Mikie Sherrill joined a bipartisan and bicameral group of ten Congress members requesting the Government Accountability Office (GAO) examine the federal response to harmful algal blooms (HABs) and hypoxia, a state of low oxygen in water.
A North Jersey Assemblywoman introduced legislation to fund areas affected by harmful algal blooms (HABs), warming the blooms would return if action is not taken