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Todd B. Bates
Works at Asbury Park Press
Attended Connecticut College
Lives in North Brunswick, NJ
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Winter-like weather is returning again, with very light snow showers expected in Monmouth and Ocean counties Saturday.
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Winter weather not done with Shore yet
New Jersey shivered through another snowy winter and more snow is possible. On Wednesday morning, there’s a slight chance of snow before 11 a.m. in Freehold and Berkeley, according to forecasters.
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Friday snowfall forecast climbs
Winter is making a comeback, with a late-season snowstorm in the forecast for Friday, the first day of spring. Monmouth and Ocean counties may get as much as several inches of snow in a worst-case scenario.
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These are scary scenarios for New Jersey coastal areas. The National Hurricane Center has created " a seamless national map of near worst case storm
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New Jersey should fully restore its long-depleted childhood lead poisoning prevention fund, according to the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
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The lead poisoning problem is underappreciated in New Jersey and the nation, expert says
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A regional nuclear war could have a catastrophic global impact on food production, according to a study
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How will Friday snow affect your commute?
Up to 3 inches of snow is expected in Monmouth and Ocean counties.
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Spring begins on Friday, but winter won’t be letting go without a fight because snow is in the forecast.
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Do you remember the massive "Storm of the Century" on March 13, 1993?
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Gaps in N.J.'s lead poisoning rules leave schools in the dark about afflicted children.
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Another winter storm is on the horizon
It's nice and sunny now, but don't get used to it.
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Environmental and Severe Weather reporter, member of the Investigations Team, EnviroGuy blogger
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Research and writing about environmental, weather, energy, health and scientific issues.
Employment
  • Asbury Park Press
    Staff Writer, 1985 - present
    I covered Red Bank, N.J., and several other towns and boards, then became the environmental writer in 1985. I joined the Projects Team in 2008 and became a member of the Investigations, Watchdog and Trenton Team in 2014.
  • The Home News
    Reporter, 1980 - 1985
    I covered East Brunswick, N.J., and then became the medical/general assignment reporter.
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North Brunswick, NJ
Previously
Franklin, NJ - Highland Park, NJ - Evanston, IL - Washington, DC - Bend, OR - New London, CT - Andover, MA - Brighton, NY
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732-643-4237, 732-682-9780
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Environmental and Severe Weather reporter, member of the Investigations Team at the Asbury Park Press and APP.com, EnviroGuy blogger, @ToddBBatesAPP
Introduction
Hockey player since 1965, journalist since 1980, husband since 1984 and father since 1990
Bragging rights
2010 finalist, Pulitzer Prize in Public Service; 2011 Knight Award for Public Service, an Online Journalism Award; 2002 Award for Environmental Excellence in New Jersey from the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute; 1988 Environmental Quality Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; 1987 daily "Journalist of the Year" award from the New Jersey Press Association
Education
  • Connecticut College
    English, 1974 - 1978
  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, 1979 - 1980
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