N.J. leads the nation in Superfund sites. Now Cory Booker can do something about it.

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Cory Booker, NJ Environment News

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM – U.S. Sen. Cory Booker was named as the top Democrat on the subcommittee that oversees Superfund sites, of which New Jersey has more than any other state.

Booker, D-N.J., became the ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works  subcommittee on Superfund, waste management, and regulatory oversight, in addition to claiming a seat on the transportation and infrastructure subcommittee.

New Jersey has 116 polluted Superfund sites, more than any other state. The Environmental Protection Agency in December named three New Jersey locations –also more than any other state — to a list of 21 Superfund sites to be immediately cleaned up …

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