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New Jersey rejects request for dolphin necropsy results, citing "medical privacy"

New Jersey rejects request for dolphin necropsy results, citing “medical privacy”

When a dolphin died in New Jersey’s South River last year, MuckRock’s Carly Sitrin - a Garden State native herself - wanted to know what killed it. So she filed a public record request to the state’s Department of Agriculture for the necropsy results. Just this last week, the DOA finally responded, and to make an already weird story even weirder, barred the release of the record on medical privacy grounds.

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