Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Throughout LI This May — Bad and Worse To Come?

The conclusions from SCERP (The Stonybrook Southampton Estuarine Research Program) are clear.   We are reaping the harvest of having no sewer system in Suffolk, and 100,000+ septic tanks leeching nitrogen into the groundwater for the past 40 years.    All indicator are this is going to get much much worse unless we can figure out how to get all that excess nitrogen out of the aquifer, and out of our rivers, ponds and bays, and replace our septic tanks with an eco friendly solution.    We need to think big and be ready to act on those plans, or its game over.

 

Paralytic shellfish poisoning on Long IslandShellfish beds across Suffolk County have been closed due to paralytic shellfishing poisoning during May of 2013. How are these events linked to human activi…

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