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The Bordentown Township Police Department wants its residents to be aware of a recent raccoon attack on a small child which occurred in a neighboring municipality. The child had been playing in the backyard of their home and was attacked by the raccoon without provocation or warning. The raccoon has since tested positive for rabies. Although this is an extremely rare incident, Township Police felt notification was warranted so that residents could take proper precautions. Please monitor your children when outdoors and immediately report any wild animals who exhibit aggressive or unusual activity.
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Residents of Bordentown Township who experience landfill and/or industrial odors in their neighborhood should contact the NJDEP hotline by calling 1-877-927-6337 to report the odors.
If you suspect the odors are coming from the nearby landfills in Pennsylvania, please be sure to also report the odors to the Pennsylvania DEP by calling 1-484-250-5991 during normal business hours or by calling 1-484-250-5900 after hours and weekends. Residents can also submit an online report to the PADEP by clicking this link:
ONLINE ODOR COMPLAINTS - PADEP
Reporting odors to the NJDEP and PADEP will help the township with documenting the incidents to the authorities that can lend assistance to resolve the problems. Calling the hotline numbers is very important because it will force corrective action.
In addition to reporting the odors to the two state agencies listed above, residents may also wish to consider reporting a landfill odor to Waste Management directly by calling 609-499-0500. This number is direct to Waste Management. By calling this line, your complaint should initiate a quicker response from their staff in order to investigate and correct whatever situation may be causing the odors.