Shellfishing of any kind has been banned throughout Buzzards Bay and other areas until further notice.
The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries says a substantial bloom of potentially toxic phytoplankton was detected last week, with high concentrations detected throughout Buzzards Bay and Lackeys Bay...
Concerned about local involvment in environmental projects, the president of C.L.E.A.N. is leading environmental justice representatives on a tour of New Bedford's contaminated sites.
The "toxic tour" will be led Wednesday by Eddie Johnson, with reps from the Toxics Action Center and the Conservation Law Foundation viewing the Parker Street Waste Site and the dredging of the New Bedford
It's a prime example of natural selection at work.
A species of fish in the New Bedford Harbor has adapted and is now thriving, even though the sediment has been contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) for decades.
Mark Hahn, a senior scientist in biology at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is the co-author of a new report on New Bedford's killifish population...