Increased runoff from summer rains has meant higher bacteria levels.
The project, being run by Rutgers University and the New York/New Jersey Baykeeper group, is designed to re-establish the once-plentiful shellfish in Raritan Bay to help improve the bay’s water quality.
The FDA says the New York state DEC closed the waters to harvesting on July 13 after several cases of people getting sick from eating raw or partially cooked shellfish from the area were reported.
Cool off with chilled seafood and a cold drink tonight. The city is full of restaurants that are serving some of the freshest, briniest selections in the country. These are the best oyster bars in New York City.
There is something in the Bronx that you might not expect to see within sight of trucks being unloaded at the Hunts Point Market.