Agencies remove junk tires to control mosquito population

Nov 16, 2009, 13:40 PM by User Not Found

By Tanya Drobness/The Star-Ledger

November 15, 2009, 8:00AM

MORRIS COUNTY -- Ron Foster stands ankle deep in a mucky, foul-smelling swamp in Denville festooned with dry leaves. He shakes his head as he pulls a bald tire out of the mud - a tire, he said, somebody dumped without much regard to nature.

"People know what they're doing, but they don't care," the Morris County Mosquito Commission senior inspector said one morning last week as he leaned on a giant rake.

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