Brown Plume Appears in New Jersey Bay

Officials say the circular brown plume in Barnegat Bay near Seaside, New Jersey, was caused by silt released by pumps and is safe, but residents and activists are concerned.
0:25 | 08/12/15

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State lawmakers are concerned about a big brown plume that is appeared in seaside heights New Jersey the plume which spanned more than six blocks last week appeared and Barney debate. A state officials say it is not sewage and does not pose a public health risk. The plume came from pumps that are part of an infrastructure upgrade. Following damage from super storm sandy state officials won an explanation on how the plume began and whether the flood abatement project is to blame.

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