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Issues & Actions

Issues & Actions: Overview

What are the problems facing Long Island Sound? Visit the sections below to explore some of the issues identified by the Long Island Sound Study, and discover how government agencies with environmental groups, universities and the private sector are addressing them.

water quality

LISS and its partners are upgrading wastewater treatment plants to reduce nitrogen pollution, one of many efforts to improve water quality. [intlink id=67 class="more"]Learn more about water quality[/intlink]

habitat quality

Tidal wetlands are one of 12 habitats being restored through the LISS Habitat Restoration Initiative. [intlink id=69 class="more"]Learn more about habitat quality[/intlink]

watershed management

The Sound Futures Fund is providing support to groups that protect the land and water in their local communities, a vital step toward helping prevent pollution in the Sound. [intlink id=71 class="more"]Learn more about watershed management[/intlink]


The Long Island Sound Stewardship Inititative strives to protect significant coastal and recreational areas along the coast. [intlink id="stewardship" type="page"]Learn more about stewardship[/intlink]

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2012 Sound Health Report

Download the latest issue of Sound Health. Our report on the environmental issues affecting Long Island Sound with features that include an inside look at the LIS Trawl Survey and a US food web.See report, slide show, podcasts, posters, and more.

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