A breach to the barrier island will remain open for now on Fire Island National Seashore.

Newsday article here: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/sandy-caused-breach-to-be-left-to-close-naturally-1.4282742

This is a triumph of democracy and common sense because officials originally wanted to close the breach as noted in the article below.  Thanks to Operation SPLASH for bringing this to our attention and for fighting for the health of the bays by advocating for the breach to stay open.

Fire Island Breach Article Post Sandy

Newsday Article on Fire Island Breach Article Post Sandy