Long Island Sound

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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.

Courtesy of Derecktor

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.

Frank Eltman / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its final decision to allow a new site to dump dredged materials in 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.

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