Bacteria Foul N.J.’s Largest Lake, Indicating Broader Crisis

The utilities are a mechanism for localities to charge fees to property owners based on how much stormwater runoff they generate. Runoff not only increases flooding, it sluices sewage, fertilizers and other pollutants into lakes and oceans, nourishing bacteria. Fees would be higher for properties that have more impervious surfaces, like asphalt; commercial properties would […]