Algae Bloom

Lake Ronkonkoma is closed to swimmers due to elevated levels of bacteria, August 6, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Lake Ronkonkoma Back Open After High Bacteria Levels Drop

The blue-green algae bloom carries the same lake bacteria that killed a dog in the Hamptons last year.

08/06/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Unveils Barnegat Bay Protection Program

The centerpiece of the plan is the early closure of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. The plant sucks 1.4 billions of gallons of water each day from the bay and then discharges warmer water back.

12/09/2010