New Jersey will go to court Thursday to block ocean seismic research plan

July 2, 2014 9:13 PM

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BARNEGAT LIGHT, New Jersey — New Jersey environmental officials will seek a court order blocking a plan to carry out seismic research by blasting the ocean floor with sound waves.

The state Department of Environmental Protection tells the Associated Press the department will seek an injunction Thursday in federal court to block the research project.

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