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The former site of Ciba-Geigy Corp.  Superfund in Toms River, NJ is now owned by BASF.  Currently on site, BASF is operating a new groundwater treatment system.  This is a view of the terrain from the top of a final effluent reservoir used to house clean water.  /Russ DeSantis for Asbury Park Press / Slug: ASB 0221 Formerly owned by Ciba

Toms River Ciba-Geigy Superfund site could be turned into a park

TOMS RIVER — One of New Jersey’s most infamous pollution sites, linked to a cluster of childhood cancers in the 1990s, will be protected and turned into a 1,000-acre park, according to a draft agreement announced Monday by the State Department of Environmental Protection. . BASF Corporation, owner of the site formerly owned by Ciba-Geigy …

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Housing reserved for flooded residents of South Africa, water level signs removed after council complaints

The South African government will reserve emergency accommodation in safe locations along the Murray River as flood waters continue to rise, while flood markers will be removed in Renmark after council complained that ‘they were instilling fear in the local community. Key points: Work on a dike has started in Mannum Emergency accommodation is being …

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an overwintering Chinook salmon is seen Friday, March 2, 2018.

Sacramento River winter run salmon face worst year ever

Salmon spawning in the Sacramento River in the Redding area are experiencing the lowest survival rate on record this year. According to data from the University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, about 149,000 young wintering chinook salmon passed from Redding to Red Bluff this year on their annual trek to the Pacific …

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'There's a lot of anxiety': Worries over power cuts as Murray River rises

‘There’s a lot of anxiety’: Worries over power cuts as Murray River rises

Ben Taylor was seven years old when he saw the Murray River reach record highs in Riverland in 1974. Key points: Farmers fear their power will be cut off as the Murray River rises SA government says it is pressuring SA Power Networks to provide better communication and discretion Authorities will move a group of …

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Climate change is heating up the devil fish that own the Saint John River

Climate change is heating up the devil fish that own the Saint John River

In another spiraling nature scare to hell in Florida, scientists suspect global warming has allowed devil fish to run rampant and ravage the St. Johns River. This summer, a team of state water and wildlife experts, with the help of a team of commercial fishermen, cast industrial nets in a central Florida section of the …

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