Feds approve risky ocean-floor study off New Jersey coast

July 2, 2014 1:40 AM

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Researchers interested in learning more about ocean floor’s history, development.

The National Marine Fisheries Service gave approval Tuesday for a controversial $369,000 joint Rutgers University, University of Texas, and National Science Foundation study that aims to help scientists better understand the history of the deep ocean floor off the coast of New Jersey.

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