Top Environmental Officials Sign Agreements to Restore and Protect Long Island Sound

Rye, New York, Sept. 28, 2006 – Administrators of the two US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regions responsible for the health of the Long Island Sound and the environmental commissioners of New York and Connecticut today signed agreements that support ongoing efforts to protect and restore this important body of water. As members of the Long Island Sound Policy Committee, the officials adopted a stewardship initiative focused on areas of the Sound with significant ecological and recreational value, and authorized a fund that will disburse $6 million for research and restoration.

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