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Researchers from Stony Brook University cruise around Long Island to test water quality

The crews tested the water for oxygen, salt

The crews tested the water for oxygen, salt content, pH, phytoplankton and algae. (August 21, 2014 5:57 PM)

Researchers from Stony Brook University testing the water around Long Island say the water surrounding parts of New York City is actually cleaner than water in some parts of the East End.

The crews tested the water for oxygen, salt content, pH, phytoplankton and algae.

Dr. Christopher Gobler, from the university's Marine Science Center, says he was surprised to find water with more algae...

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