environment

Joelle Schrock / WSHU

The state of Connecticut is working on a plan to inventory all of Long Island Sound’s natural resources and the ways people use it. It’s called the Blue Plan, and they’re starting to take public comment on it.

Lea Trusty / WSHU

A total of 25 organizations in Connecticut and New York have received $1.3 million dollars to restore nearly 30 acres of wildlife habitats in Long Island Sound.

Judith Enck, a regional administrator with the EPA, says preserving Long Island Sound is important for both the environment and economy.

USGS Cheryl Hapke / National Park Service via AP

Immediately after Superstorm Sandy, Long Island officials wanted the Army Corps of Engineers to close an inlet formed in Bellport on the Great South Bay.

Courtesy of Peconic Land Trust / Facebook

On Election Day, towns on Long Island’s East End will vote on whether or not to extend the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund for 20 more years.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Some environmental groups say Governor Cuomo’s administration should reconsider an $8 billion bailout of three upstate nuclear power plants. They say the cost will be passed on to ratepayers.

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