Long Island Sound

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.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries is advising boaters in Connecticut and New York to be on the lookout for humpback whales in Long Island Sound.

Luke Jones / Flickr

In Suffolk County high levels of nitrogen can be found in household wastewater, and officials call it the greatest source of water pollution on Long Island. Researchers are developing a new filter designed to help reduce nitrogen pollution in Long Island’s groundwater.