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Press release: Suffolk County Legislature opposes sale of Plum Island
Plum Island

Press release: Suffolk County Legislature opposes sale of Plum Island

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2017 Suffolk County Legislature strongly opposes sale, supports conservation of Plum Island Bipartisan letter of strong opposition sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo SMITHTOWN, N.Y. – Members of the Suffolk County Legislature signed a letter sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday unanimously opposing the sale of Plum Island by … Continue reading

How New York City’s Sewage Gets Into Long Island Sound
Legal / Sewage & Stormwater

How New York City’s Sewage Gets Into Long Island Sound

When it rains in New York City, rain and debris from city streets mixes with wastewater containing raw sewage and other pollutants and overload the city’s antiquated combined sewage and stormwater system, dumping the polluted brew into the waters around the five boroughs. Each year on average 70 of these “combined sewage overflows” (CSOs) occur, … Continue reading

Birds & Wildlife / Endangered Lands / Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Habitat Restoration / Land / Long Island Sound / Plum Island / Uncategorized

Long Island East End Supervisors and Mayors Work Together to Save Plum Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2017 East End Supervisors and Mayors Work Together to Save Plum Island Bipartisan letter of support sent to Cuomo, Schumer, Gillibrand, and Zeldin SOUTHOLD, NY. – All five of Long Island’s East End town supervisors and the ten village mayors are appealing to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senators Charles Schumer and … Continue reading

Air & Climate / Clean Air / Climate Change & Adaptation / Energy & Efficiency / Uncategorized

Millstone Doesn’t Need Your Money

Do you think an already heavily subsidized old nuclear power plant should get the dollars that are supposed to be set aside for renewable energy projects? Do you want to see an increase in your electric bill for corporate handouts to the nuclear industry? NO? Well that’s all about to happen unless you help stop … Continue reading

Blue Plan & CMSP / Clean Water / Coastal Cleanup / Drinking Water / Long Island Sound / Sewage & Stormwater / Water

Press Release: Water advocates mark World Water Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2017 Water advocates mark World Water Day   HARTFORD, CONN. – Eight organizations from across Connecticut are coming together to celebrate water on United Nations World Water Day, March 22.    Clean Water Action, Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound, Connecticut River Watershed Council, … Continue reading