My Central Jersey: Edison residents near Dismal Swamp fear toxic contamination

EDISON — Eight families on New York Boulevard along the township portion of the Dismal Swamp said they fear their homes have been contaminated by floodwaters containing low-level toxins. The toxins are from pesticides used to spray mosquitoes on an adjacent property owned by Chevron, whose Ortho Chemical subsidiary once operated a nearby pesticide plant […]

Applied Ecological Services’ Ecological and Biological Assessment of the Dismal Swamp

The goal of this report was to initiate formal ecological and biological studies to assess the Dismal Swamp from a faunal and floral perspective, generating a means of evaluating the habitat for current and future land-use goals, such as enhanced passive recreation capablities, habitat restoration, preservation, and ensured protection of rare, threatened, and/or endangered species […]