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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. Learn more about water quality

habitat quality

Tidal wetlands are one of 12 habitats being restored through the LISS Habitat Restoration Initiative. Learn more about habitat quality

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. Learn more about watershed management


The Long Island Sound Stewardship Inititative strives to protect significant coastal and recreational areas along the coast. Learn more about stewardship

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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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