Thank you for your participation in the public comment period. Over 250 comments were received. LISS is working to incorporate these comments into the final plan. 

The public comment period is currently over. If you have any questions, please contact your respective Outreach Coordinator:

Click here  to see the PowerPoint presentation that was shown at the September, October, and November public input meetings.

Updating the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

In early 2012, LISS began the process of updating its Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). This effort has involved reviewing program progress, soliciting stakeholder and public input, and developing a framework for the Update. A draft CCMP Update was released on Sept. 8 to be followed by a two-month period for public comment. Public meetings also have been scheduled for September (see right column).

We encourage you to visit the links below to learn more about the environmental conditions affecting Long Island Sound, the Long Island Sound Study’s role in management efforts to restore and protect the Sound,  and the CCMP Update process. We also welcome your comments about the Plan.

Public comments on the document will be accepted via email and post from Monday, September 8 to Saturday, November 8, 2014. Emailed comments should be sent to [email protected]. Mailed comments should be sent to:

EPA Long Island Sound Office

Stamford Government Center
888 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06904-2152

At the close of the public comment period, the Long Island Sound Study will prepare a public responsiveness document that summarizes and responds to all comments provided on the CCMP. Upon completion of the public review and comment period, the LISS will revise the CCMP and submit it to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for approval.

Below are links to help guide you to understanding the CCMP update process:


CCMP Update Draft

CCMP Update Draft

CCMP Update Draft Actions

CCMP Update Draft Actions

CCMP Update Summary
CCMP Update Summary
  • Fact sheet on the CCMP Update process (March 2014)
  • [intlink id=”management-plan” type=”page”]1994 CCMP[/intlink]
  • [intlink id=”sound-health-2012″ type=”post”]The Sound Health Report[/intlink]
  • [intlink id=”long-island-sound-study-2011-2012-biennial-report” type=”post”]Protection and Progress Biennial Report[/intlink]
  • [intlink id=”long-island-sound-environmental-indicators” type=”page”]Sound Health Status and Trends Environmental Indicators[/intlink]
  • [intlink id=”20-year-anniversary-of-the-ccmp-issue” type=”post”]Sound Update CCMP Issue[/intlink]

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