Jersey shore remains clean after NY sewage leak

TRENTON - (AP) - Environmental regulators say New Jersey'sbeaches remain clear of the raw sewage that spewed into the HudsonRiver.

Officials on both sides of the Hudson have been testing watersamples since a wastewater treatment plant in Harlem was crippledby fire on Wednesday.

Boaters, swimmers and water skiers were urged to stay out of thewater between the George Washington and Verrazano Narrows bridgesat least through Monday.

At the Jersey shore, officials say contaminants have remainedwithin limits considered safe, and computer models show no impactfrom the leak is expected.

The untreated discharge into the river was stopped after 48hours. Levels of waste byproducts are not expected to rise further.

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