Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound.  WTIC file photo.

State Aims To Stop Sewage Removal From Boats

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Boaters, the state of Connecticut wants your sewage. State environmental officials are aiming to collect more than 1 million gallons of sewage this season from recreational vessels in Long Island […]

03/28/2015

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Review To Evaluate Cooling Towers For Millstone

_ State energy officials have begun a review of Connecticut’s nuclear plant to decide if it will be required to build cooling towers.

03/17/2015

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Storm Water Rules Divide State Environmental Agency, Towns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Towns and Connecticut environmental officials are battling over new rules intended to keep pollutants out of storm water that end up in rivers, streams and Long Island Sound. Towns say the […]

01/31/2015

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Police: Boater Made It To Land; May Have Hypothermia

Police are searching for a boater who arrived in Clinton and may have hypothermia.

10/16/2014

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Coast Guard To Step Up Efforts In Ebola Battle

The Coast Guard will contact ships that have recently been to Ebola-affected countries to ask whether passengers have symptoms of the virus before they are allowed into Long Island Sound ports.

10/07/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Coast Guard Sector To Contact Ships From Ebola-Affected Countries Before Allowing Into Port

One U.S. Coast Guard sector says it will contact ships that have recently been to Ebola-affected countries to ask whether passengers have symptoms of the virus before they are allowed into port.

10/07/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

“Thermal Plume” Of Millstone Water Being Investigated

State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of water discharged into Long Island Sound from Connecticut’s nuclear plant.

09/29/2014

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Gathering Of Vibes Festival Starts In Bridgeport

The annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival is starting in Bridgeport.

08/01/2014

Sewage Treatment  (Miguel Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: State Meeting Nitrogen Discharge Goals

A state report shows Connecticut’s sewage treatment plants are meeting their goals for reducing the levels of nitrogen discharged into Long Island Sound.

07/17/2014

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Pilot Killed In Long Island Sound Crash

A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed in the middle of Long Island Sound, several miles south of Hammonasset Beach State Park.

07/07/2014

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