Mantua Creek Oil Spill Update 2

29, Dec Scott Barnes

The cleanup of oil spilled from the December 5th tanker truck accident is winding down. On Thursday, a rehabilitated beaver was released back to the wild at Tall Pines. Recent rains have helped dissipate remaining pockets of trapped pollutants. As before, pets should be kept away from the creek wa...

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Mantua Creek Oil Spill Update

19, Dec Scott Barnes

The December 5th tanker truck accident on Route 55 caused a significant spill of #2 Heating Oil in Mantua Creek. About 4 miles of creek was impacted, including Tall Pines. Today, the Borough of Wenonah published an update on cleanup operations, including this 9-page official account of the acci...

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We're pleased to report that the Tall Pines trees and birds have reported to work as scheduled, despite the state government shutdown. We always knew Tall Pines was a unique place. But today, it stands apart because it's an NJ state park you can actually visit.

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One of the most beautiful and ecologically significant places in Gloucester County has been saved. The former Maple Ridge golf course in Mantua and Deptford Townships has become the newly created Tall Pines State Preserve. Having worked for this goal for many years, the Friends of Maple Ridge have n...

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