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Possible contaminated groundwater found in aftermath of hurricane

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Groundwater possibly contaminated with chromium was found in Jersey City, N.J., while officials checked the site after Hurricane Irene, according to nj.com.

Mike McCabe, who was appointed to administer the chromium cleanup at the 16-acre site, said residents have nothing to fear, and tests may yet show that the water contains no chromium, stated the article.

“Rather than wait … we put into action a plan to completely vacuum up all the water that was there,” he said.

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