Shellfishing ban in effect July 4 for Oyster Bay Harbor due to potential contamination

A temporary shellfishing ban will be in place in Oyster Bay Harbor over the Fourth of July weekend. Officials say the West Harbor will be closed to shellfishing because of potential for contamination

News 12 Staff

Jun 21, 2013, 8:39 PM

Updated 3,986 days ago

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Shellfishing ban in effect July 4 for Oyster Bay Harbor due to potential contamination

A temporary shellfishing ban will be in place in Oyster Bay Harbor over the Fourth of July weekend.

Officials say the West Harbor will be closed to shellfishing because of potential for contamination due to heavy boating use and an increase in sewage contamination.

The ban starts July 4 and stays in effect through July 10.



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