The answer may surprise you.
Several factors causing major issues in Long Island Sound.
While communities are investing heavily to upgrade sewage treatment plants and keep nitrogen out of Long Island Sound, researchers are studying whether mussels and kelp might be effective in removing it once it gets there.
This week’s Observation Friday has Tom Andersen, author of This Fine Piece of Water, providing his thoughts on the severity of this year’s low-oxygen problem: Water quality in the western end of Long Island Sound this summer is not good – almost shockingly so considering the generally decent conditions of recent years. In roughly 18 […]