Officials from Camp Lejeune met with dozens of commercial fishermen at the Sneads Ferry Community Center Wednesday evening to discuss and exchange concerns about possible risks in a part of the New River.

"We're soliciting public feedback to determine the next steps ahead as we try to mitigate this hazard," said Camp Lejeune Public Affairs Director Nat Fahy.

At issue is a 2012 to 2014 study that turned up more than 7,000 pieces of unexploded ordnance and debris from the waters alongside Camp Lejeune's K-2 range.

For now, the base says it will put up signs warning against activities that would disturb the bottom of the river — activities like clam raking, crabbing, and anchoring.

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