A stinking dump killed fish and chased neighbors away. Now N.J. is taking action.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM – Gary Wiedemann built his house on Candace Lane, a secluded cul-de-sac just 10 minutes down the road from Six Flags Great Adventure, in 1998.

Since then, he’s lost count of how many neighbors have come and gone from his tree-lined street in New Egypt, a rural section of Plumsted Township.

The reason no one lasts, according to Wiedemann? The dump next door.

“(This neighborhood) was a beautiful place to live. It was nice and quiet. It was a breath of country air,” Wiedemann said. “Now, it’s like putting your head in a garbage can. The stench is unbelievable most of the time.” …

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