Suggested Reading: Commission Vetoes

Passaic Valley Sewerage still stinks four years after Gov. Christie’s intervention

Four years ago, a furious Gov. Chris Christie booted six of its seven commissioners and its $313,000-a-year boss. Four officials left in handcuffs, and more than 100 employees were flat-out fired. But once the smoke cleared and the headlines disappeared, more than a whiff of impropriety lingered at the nation’s fifth-largest wastewater plant.

BY Larry Mcshane


Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:54 PM

Four years ago, Gov. Chris Christie condemned the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission as the epicenter of Jersey’s political piggishness and cronyism.

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