The Way We Live Now
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Samantha Karas

Twitter: @SamanthaKaras Hometown: Wayne, N.J. Professor: Mary D'Ambrosio Class: Writing about Social Issues Takeaway: Discovering how exciting and investigative environmental reporting is, especially in a place like New Jersey.


A Hundred Years of Filth

After decades of neglect, New Jersey's notoriously polluted Passaic River is finally targeted for a $1.4 billion cleanup – one of the most expensive efforts in the federal Superfund program’s 36-year history.