Nitrogen Coordination Work Group


The Nitrogen Coordination Work Group is an opportunity for staff from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation with support from LISS partners to coordinate ongoing nitrogen reduction efforts in the Long Island Sound Study area.

Work Group Members

  • Casey Abel, EPA
  • Jim Ammerman, PhD, LISS/NEIWPCC
  • Mary Arnold, NYSDEC/NEIWPCC
  • Cassie Bauer, NYSDEC
  • Jordan Bishop, NEIWPCC
  • Richard Friesner, PhD, NEIWPCC (work group facilitator)
  • Michele Golden, NYSDEC
  • Traci Iott, CT DEEP
  • Susannah King, Mass DEP
  • Kathleen Knight, CT DEEP
  • Dawn McReynolds, NYSDEC
  • Leah O’Neill, EPA
  • Vicky O’Neill, NYSDEC/NEIWPCC
  • Mark Parker, CT DEEP
  • Julia Socrates, NYSDEC
  • Kelly Streich, CT DEEP
  • Mark Tedesco, EPA
  • Susan Van Patten, NYSDEC
  • Bessie Wright, EPA


The following documents will help you learn more about the strategy:

EPA Nitrogen Strategy Subtask Memos and Supporting Documents (Updated 12/20/22):

Project Map: a Study Area map of all watersheds evaluated in this memo.

Note: The Nitrogen Coordination Work Group replaces the Long Island Sound Total Maximum Daily Load Work Group.

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