Blue-Green Algae Blooms Discovered In Mecox Bay - 27 East

Blue-Green Algae Blooms Discovered In Mecox Bay

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The Sagg Cut in Southampton was opened on August 15 to bring salinity levels in Sagg Pond back up over 10 ppm

The Sagg Cut in Southampton was opened on August 15 to bring salinity levels in Sagg Pond back up over 10 ppm

 after sinking as low as 3.5 ppm in some areas. COURTESY OF SOUTHAMPTON TOWN TRUSTEES

after sinking as low as 3.5 ppm in some areas. COURTESY OF SOUTHAMPTON TOWN TRUSTEES

A dead piping plover was found next to the Sagg Cut in Southampton after it was opened on August 15. COURTESY OF THE SOUTHAMPTON TOWN TRUSTEES

A dead piping plover was found next to the Sagg Cut in Southampton after it was opened on August 15. COURTESY OF THE SOUTHAMPTON TOWN TRUSTEES

After finding out on Monday that Mecox Bay was listed by the State Department of Environmental Conservation as having blue-green algae blooms

After finding out on Monday that Mecox Bay was listed by the State Department of Environmental Conservation as having blue-green algae blooms

authorGreg Wehner on Aug 23, 2016
Yet another Southampton water body—Mecox Bay—was confirmed this week to have toxic blue-green algae blooms. Confirmed by the State Department of Environmental Conservation on Friday, the contamination was reported by... more

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