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Spotlight (web articles)

Meet LISS’s New Science Coordinator

James Ammerman, a former Director of the New York Sea Grant program at Stony Brook University, was hired in December 2015 by the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission to be Long Island Sound Study’s   Science Coordinator. Sound Bytes, LISS’s e-newsletter, interviewed him about his new position.   Q: You have a background as […] Continue Reading

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Reports

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Nitrogen Strategy

2016 — EPA is proposing a strategy  to aggressively continue progress on nitrogen reductions, in parallel with the States’ continued implementation of the 2000 Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), and achieve water quality standards throughout Long Island Sound and its embayments and near shore coastal waters. The strategy recognizes that more work must be done to reduce […] Continue Reading

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Fact Sheets

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Frequency of Hypoxia

                          The map above illustrates the areas of the Long Island Sound that are most frequently affected by hypoxia.  The colors on the map represent the percentage of years in which hypoxic conditions have occurred in bottom waters of Long Island Sound since […] Continue Reading

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Stewardship Success Stories & Videos

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Trails Day Hike at Griswold Point

The Trails Day hike that was conducted at Griswold Point, located in the Lower Connecticut River Stewardship Area, focused on climate change, glacial geology, native plants, and the plight of the salt marsh sparrow. Continue Reading

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