Long Island Coastal Waters Plagued by Low Oxygen

Long Island Coastal Waters Plagued by Low Oxygen

Newsday.com: More than two-thirds of Long Island’s coastal waters did not contain enough oxygen this summer [2014] to enable fish to survive, according to research to be released Wednesday by Stony Brook University.

Results from 30 monitors placed in the waters surrounding Long Island over the summer showed poor or lethally low levels of oxygen at 21 of the sites.

Read more about the low levels of oxygen in the coastal waters of Long Island.