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Monday, August 12, 2013

Sharps Needle Waste On Jersy Beaches

Biohazard Waste On NJ Beaches Again

Medical Waste & Sharps Waste, is rolling up on New Jersy beaches again...
What is the deal in NJ?

Back in the late 70s early 80s, Sharps waste rolling up on the beaches, is what got this Medical Waste Regulation thing going into hyper drive. Flash forward 30+ years and we are having the same issues. Read this article by Dari Kotzker from the NJ Today.

By Dari Kotzker
NJ Today
The sand’s pristine today, but dirty syringes washed ashore in Long Branch last week. Before that, the tide dumped three dozen syringes at Island Beach State Park. Investigators have no way to track the medical waste back to its origins. That’s why Senate candidate and Congressman Frank Pallone will reintroduce his bill — the Medical Waste Management Act of 2013.
“It would track medical waste. Right now that’s done at the state level, but there’s a lot of inconsistency from one state to the next and of course a state like New Jersey that has very good law can still have medical waste wash up from New York or other states, which is what we believe is actually happening,” Pallone said.

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1 comment:

  1. The main culprit responsible for medical waste is definitely the waste producer, which are the health-care providers. They should be given extensive training on proper waste disposal management. The change should start from them because they are the root of the problem. IQ-Environmental, LLC is providing great support really.