News Releases

$1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

September 24, 2012 — More than $700,000 granted to support projects in Connecticut Read More

New York Kicks-Off Multi-Year Seafloor Mapping Project of Long Island Sound

August 10, 2012 — The Stony Brook University Research Vessel Seawolf is being used to gather information and data on the Sound's seafloor to help guide decisions about the uses of the Sound. Read More

NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson to Begin New Seafloor Mapping Project of Long Island Sound this Summer

July 9, 2012 — Seafloor mapping project begins in Long Island Sound Read More

Long Beach West Restoration Team Receives National Award for Outstanding Coastal Protection

June 4, 2012 — The project reestablished 35 acres of beach to its natural state for the benefit of people and wildlife. Read More

More Than $1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health and Vitality of Long Island Sound

October 17, 2011 — The 2011 LIS Futures Fund Grants were announced in the Peabody Museum at Yale University on Oct. 14. Read More

More Than $1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health and Vitality of Long Island Sound (NY Press Release)

October 14, 2011 — The 2011 LIS Futures Fund Grants were announced in the Peabody Museum at Yale University on Oct. 14. Read More

EPA and New York State Announce Ban on Dumping Sewage from Boats into Long Island Sound

September 22, 2011 — New York has joined Connecticut in banning the discharge of sewage from vessels in Long Island Sound waters. Read More

Sound Vision Tour Visits LIS Harbors

July 25, 2011 — Tour will highlight CAC Sound Vision Action Plan Read More

DEC to Reopen 2,500 Acres of Shellfish Areas

July 1, 2011 — DEC has reopened 2,500 acres of shellfish areas in Hempstead Harbor, NY that have been closed for 40 years. Read More

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