The answer may surprise you.
Several factors causing major issues in Long Island Sound.
The results are in: compared to last year, the summer of 2013 on Long Island Sound wasn’t so bad for marine life. Water quality as measured by dissolved oxygen improved over the dismal conditions in 2012 and only a relatively small area saw drastically low dissolved readings.
The scores of beach closings at Westchester County’s Long Island Sound beaches over the summer caught the attention recently of a civic group called the Larchmont Mamaroneck Local Summit, which organized its monthly breakfast discussion for October around the topic.