Feds postpone Plum Island sale, plan new enviro study; CFE/Save the Sound responds to win for Endangered Species Act & pledges continued advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, 203-787-0646 Feds postpone Plum Island sale, plan new environmental study; CFE/Save the Sound responds to win for Endangered Species Act and pledges continued advocacy New Haven, Conn. – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced today that it intends to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement […]

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Press release: NY State Approves Flawed Plans For New York City’s Massive Sewer Overflows

The plans will allow huge amounts of raw sewage to continue flowing into City waters for decades to come, endangering New Yorkers and hindering restoration efforts in Long Island Sound.

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Governor Cuomo Shares Vision & Investment Plan for Clean Water & Healthy Sound

Increased clean water and environmental funding for New York State means a safer and more vibrant Long Island Sound.

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Rabbits, Bats, Beetles, and More: The Mystery of Plum Island’s Wildlife Will Soon be Revealed

This article is the second in a series following the ongoing work of the New York Natural Heritage Program (NYNHP) on Plum Island.

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Photo Journal: Sunken Meadow State Park marsh planting

Nearly 60 volunteers and 10 coordinators braved the muddy conditions to plant over 3000 plants over 3 hours. This is part of an ongoing process with the goal of converting 1 acre of mudflats into salt marsh, a feat calling for 12,000 individual cordgrass plants.

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Long Island’s State Senators and Assembly Members Send Letters Opposing Sale of Plum Island

Plum Island is an 840-acre island located in eastern Long Island Sound, and last week New York state legislators spoke up to protect it.

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New York’s Clean Water Budget – A Chance to Fix Sewer Leaks Across the State

Towns around Long Island Sound and all over New York State are plagued with sewage leaks from aging wastewater infrastructure. The need is dire. In fact, 61 out of New York’s 62 counties have applied for state funding to help pay for badly-needed projects to protect public health and keep beaches open. The problem is, […]

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Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act: Keeping NY’s Beachgoers Safe & Informed

Westchester residents can learn directly and immediately about sewage spills that might alter their plans for being on the water.

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