Long Island Sound

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.

Save The Sound Releases 2016 Report Card

Oct 11, 2016
Joelle Schrock / WSHU

The Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its Save the Sound program released its 2016 report card that grades the water quality of Long Island Sound.

NYS And EPA Clash Over LI Sound Dredging Plan

Oct 5, 2016
Frank Eltman / AP

New York State is formally objecting to the federal government’s plan to continue dumping dredged materials in Long Island Sound.

JD Allen

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and dozens of Long Island elected officials are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to stop the Army Corp of Engineers’ plan to continue to dump dredged materials into Long Island Sound for the next 30 years.

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