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Water Pollution, Pollutants and Public Health

This LibGuide provides information resources about aquatic pollutants and their effects on living organisms including humans.

Recommended Websites

The following websites are from different organizations that discuss water quality and nitrogen pollution on Long Island, New York. 

The following websites are related to ocean acidification  caused by excess nitrogen entering coastal waters:

USGS Water Science School

NOAA Ocean Acidification Program

NYS Ocean Acidification Task Force

Ocean Acidification in New York State

EPA: Ocean and Coastal Acidification


The following websites are related to plastic pollution: