NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin has signed an order reopening shellfish beds in the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers, effective at sunrise on Saturday, December 8, 2012.

Commissioner Martin signed the order following water monitoring and tissue sampling that found no issues with contamination from bacteria or viruses as a result of the storm. The beds had been closed since October 29 as a precaution in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy.

Image courtesy New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

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