Long Island Sound

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Roads and railroads flooded, and beaches destroyed. This could be the reality for communities near Long Island Sound, and the East and Hudson Rivers if projections in a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation report bear out.

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Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy says President Donald Trump’s budget proposal devastates programs that serve the state’s neediest and protect the environment.

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The Trump administration has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to stop giving out federal grant money. A Connecticut environmental advocacy group is worried about what that could mean for projects in the region.

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The Asharoken Village Board on Long Island’s North Shore has rejected a proposed federal plan to restore a heavily eroded strip of beach that connects some residents to the mainland.

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A Connecticut businessman wants to launch a fleet of boats to ferry organic food from Long Island and Connecticut farms to restaurants on both sides of Long Island Sound.

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