TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Environmental officials are
awaiting test results after dozens of beaches in New Jersey showed signs of high
Officials believe recent heavy rainfall caused runoff, sending pollutants
into the water.
Most of the 42 beaches are along rivers and bays in Ocean County.
The Environmental Protection Department on Tuesday closed the Avon Road beach
in Pine Beach and the Beachwood Beach West in Beachwood because of bacteria