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A Day in the Life of the Nissequogue River 2014

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the "A Day in the Life of the Nissequogue River 2014" event will occur along the Nissequogue River, a Long Island Sound Stewardship Area. Continue Reading

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Spotlight (web articles)

Innovative Ways to Improve Water Quality

Traditional methods to reduce nutrients in the Sound include upgrading sewage  treatment plants to eliminate reactive nitrogen in sewage and reducing storm water runoff that carries nutrients from fertilizer and animal waste into storm drains and tributaries. These methods reduce the amount of nutrients entering the Sound from the land. An additional method that is […] Continue Reading

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Reports

Low Cost Retrofits for Nitrogen Removal

2015 — Low Cost Retrofits for Nitrogen Removal at Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs) in the Upper Long Island Sound (LIS) Watershed study is the final report for a study that was designed to assess the feasibility and cost-efficiency of installing low-cost biological nitrogen removal retrofits at select WWTPs in the upper LIS watershed (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and […] Continue Reading

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Plan Update

Mark Tedesco, EPA Long Island Sound Office director, discusses the CCMP with Drew Carey, a consultant. Event was at Southern Connecticut State University on Sept. 17, 2014

New Public Input Meetings

2014 — The meetings will be an opportunity to come in person to learn about the Plan before the public comment period ends Nov. 8. Continue Reading

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Fact Sheets

Partners in Protecting the Sound

This fact sheet, available as a pdf download, describes highlights of LISS-funded projects and initiatives in 2009. Partners in Protecting the Sound 2009 Highlights Continue Reading

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City Canoeing

May 2015 — Joseph Sanchez's first canoe trip at the restored Shoelace Park in the South Bronx. Continue Reading

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