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Officials scramble for solutions in the wake of another fish kill

As the Peconic River teems with thousands of dead fish after another bunker kill, town and county officials are struggling to find solutions to deal with the clean-up – and the stench.

“It’s totally disgusting,” said Joanne Continue reading Officials scramble for solutions in the wake of another fish kill

Marine research scientist: ‘Mahogany tide’ algal bloom caused fish kill in Peconic Estuary

A fish kill of major proportions is underway in the Peconic Estuary and as marine researchers are sampling the water for further study, town officials are working to prevent it from becoming a public health hazard.

Tens of thousands of fish in the bays, Continue reading Marine research scientist: ‘Mahogany tide’ algal bloom caused fish kill in Peconic Estuary