East Hampton Pioneers Underground Nitrogen Barrier on Three Mile Harbor - 27 East

East Hampton Pioneers Underground Nitrogen Barrier on Three Mile Harbor

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Crews began drilling injection wells near Tanbark Creek this week. The wells will be filled with a liquid carbon source, like vegetable oil or molasses, that will absorb nitrogen flowing through groundwater and keep it from reaching the headwaters of Three Mile Harbor.

Crews began drilling injection wells near Tanbark Creek this week. The wells will be filled with a liquid carbon source, like vegetable oil or molasses, that will absorb nitrogen flowing through groundwater and keep it from reaching the headwaters of Three Mile Harbor.

authorMichael Wright on Sep 21, 2022
An experimental method of reducing the amount of nitrogen that reaches tidal waters by injecting absorbent liquid into the ground is being put to the test for the first time... more

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