Runyan wants investigation into LBI medical waste dumping

    Just as summer began to gear up last week, nine miles of the Long Beach Island coast was closed over the weekend when medical waste was found along the shore.

    CBS3 reports Congressman Jon Runyan has requested a formal investigation into the matter by the Environmental Protection Agency.The source of the waste — insulin syringes and other items — is unclear.

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