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Danielle Gilchrist reports the harbor at Charlestown seems awfully soapy today.
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Fish getting it on?
"Don't drink the water."
Looks like a winter shot, with frozen ice and a dusting of snow.
Dusting of sperm
Just another sign of a dying planet, now get back to work!
I think it might be some sort of pollen. I have a pond in my yard in west roxbury and noticed the same sort of soapy materiel on the pond today. Or that could just be a coincidence.
Though it looks a bit too foamy for that... Probably plain old sea foam which can be caused by a high concentration of dissolved organic matter. Polluted outfall from, say, a storm drain, could be the culprit or it could be due to the breakdown of an algae bloom.
that's one way to clean up the harbor
someone may have been trying to clean the bilge and pumped it out
This happens fairly often when they release a lot of water from the Charles in warm weather. I don't know what causes it.
"Did somebody dump a truckload of detergent pods in Boston Harbor?" No, perhaps some less technological advances Luddites dumped liquid or even powder detergent.
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