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Unchecked, nitrogen-fueled algal blooms spell environmental and economic disaster for Long Island

by Sep 16, 2018
Informed, wise and strong action is needed to reverse the trend of harmful algal blooms in Long Island waterways.

DEC reopens shellfish lands closed in May due to high levels of toxin linked to paralytic shellfish poisoning

by Jul 1, 2015
Though the lands remain uncertified for harvesting shellfish for human consumption due to chronic sanitary conditions, water quality in the Peconic River and western Flanders Bay has improved, according to Stony Brook University marine scientists.