Long Island Sound

The shore of Long Island Sound at New Haven Harbor.  (Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer)

Connecticut Environmental Chief Endorses Dredging Plan

Connecticut’s environmental commissioner has endorsed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineering plan to dump dredged materials from waterways and harbors into areas of Long Island Sound.

08/19/2015

Long Island Sound.  WTIC file photo.

DEEP Commissioner Backs Sound Dredging Plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s environmental commissioner has endorsed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineering plan to dump dredged materials from waterways and harbors into areas of Long Island Sound. Rob Klee, commissioner of the […]

08/19/2015

Long Island Sound.  WTIC file photo.

Dumping Dredged Materials Spurs LI Sound Debate

A long-simmering dispute over dumping dredged materials from rivers and harbors into Long Island Sound has flared up again with a new federal plan to govern disposal sites.

07/31/2015

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Report On Sound Being Released

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) – Federal and state agencies, university researchers and nonprofit groups have produced an assessment of the Long Island Sound’s health. The results were compiled by University of Maryland researchers and will be […]

06/08/2015

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Body Found In Long Island Sound Off Bridgeport

Bridgeport police are trying to identify a woman whose body was found in Long Island Sound.

06/04/2015

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

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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

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