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Press Releases

$1.3 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects To Improve Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound

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November 14, 2016 — Top federal and state environmental officials from New York and Connecticut announced 25 grants totaling $1.3 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound. Continue Reading

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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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Multimedia Gallery (Photos, Videos & Slideshows)

Winter along shore of South Cove, Old Saybrook, CT. (CT. Coast) Photo by Judy Preston.

Winter on the CT River

December 2016 — Icy waters meet up with coastal grasses along the Connecticut River shoreline. Continue Reading

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Maps & Posters

Stewardship Poster

This page will soon have a pdf of the Long Island Sound Stewardship poster and photo credits of the 33 Stewardship areas that are highlighted. Stay tuned!     Continue Reading

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