The Breach Report July 8th, 2013 – Damaging  Brown Tide Spreads Across Great South Bay, Cell Count Much Lower Near New Inlet – A Report From SCERP

The Breach Report July 8th, 2013 – Damaging Brown Tide Spreads Across Great South Bay, Cell Count Much Lower Near New Inlet – A Report From SCERP

With all the heavy rains in June, a lot of our ground water, heavily polluted by septic tanks and sewage, has washed into The Great South Bay, sparking the brown tide. The New Inlet is thus far keeping the brown tide out of the Eastern Great South Bay and Moriches...

From Newsday 6-08-13 — Carl LoBue and Christopher Gobler Weigh in On Algal Blooms This Spring and How the Breach Is (Thus Far) Sparing The Great South Bay From Brown Tide

At least some of you will not be able to read this, not being registered at Newsday — the gist is, however, that we are once again facing large scale algal blooms this year, with worse perhaps to come.    Interestingly though, while so many bays are suffering,...
Shellfish Bed Closings Throughout Long Island — Again, and Thoroughly Predictable Because Our Ground Water is Filthy With Septic Tank Seepage, Lawn Fertilizer and Storm Run Off

Shellfish Bed Closings Throughout Long Island — Again, and Thoroughly Predictable Because Our Ground Water is Filthy With Septic Tank Seepage, Lawn Fertilizer and Storm Run Off

The latest from SCERP — Stony Brook Southhampton Coastal and Estuarine Research Program This is happening because our waters are polluted by 100K+ septic tanks in Suffolk, by people who use lawn fertilizer, by 2000 outfall pipes dumping storm runoff into our...