15 June 2015

• Environmental Crisis: Eastern Long Island


“The dead turtles, about 100 of them, started washing ashore near here in late April. Then came the dead fish, in numbers no one had seen before.

”By this week, tens of thousands of fish carcasses had bobbed to the surface of the Peconic River, which runs along the southern border of this town, and in adjoining Flanders Bay, washing ashore in putrid drifts...."

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Please visit this link to read the full article: NewYorkTimes


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