This mercury-soaked N.J. creek is beyond toxic. Now there’s a plan to clean it up.

Berry's Creek

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM – There is finally a plan to clean up the mercury soaked creek that flows behind Metlife Stadium.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday a $332 million clean up plan for Berry’s Creek, a tributary of the Hackensack River that flows through Moonachie, Wood-Ridge, Teterboro, Carlstadt, Rutherford and East Rutherford.

For decades, Berry’s Creek served as an industrial dumping ground.

Today, the creek has the highest levels of mercury ever recorded in a freshwater ecosystem in the United States, according to Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ9), who was on hand for the announcement …

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