PECK BAY REOPENS FOR CRABBING AND FISHING
(04/93) TRENTON -- Department of Environmental
Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bradley M. Campbell today
announced the re-opening of shellfish beds in Peck Bay,
Cape May County.
Following a thorough investigation, there are no data to
suggest that a public health threat currently exists in
Peck Bay, therefore, these waters are being reopened to
Commissioner Campbell ordered a precautionary closure for
crabbing and finfishing in the waters of Peck Bay on May
In a cooperative effort among the DEP (Water Monitoring
and Standards and Division of Fish and Wildlife), USEPA
Region 2, USEPA Atlantic Ecology Division and USFDA, samples
were analyzed for potential causes such as toxic algal species
and toxic contaminants. Nothing harmful was found in any
of the samples.
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