Latest Entries
7 Awesome Long Island Sound Public Beaches for Water Quality
Long Island Sound / Water

7 Awesome Long Island Sound Public Beaches for Water Quality

 SoundHealthExplorer.org Publishes New Beach Grades for 2011-2015 Some beach goers rate beaches by the texture of the sand, or the quality of the bathrooms or the price of admission. At Save the Sound, we care about water quality. In an effort to recognize success, Save the Sound is highlighting 7 public Long Island Sound beaches … Continue reading

Plum Island: CFE/Save the Sound et al file suit against Homeland Security & GSA
Legal / Plum Island / Press Releases

Plum Island: CFE/Save the Sound et al file suit against Homeland Security & GSA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 8, 2016 Contact: 203-787-0646 SAVE THE SOUND AND OTHERS FILE FEDERAL COURT COMPLAINT AGAINST DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION OVER PLUM ISLAND Agencies’ handling of planned sale of island violates federal law and would put endangered wildlife at risk New Haven, Conn. – Connecticut Fund for the … Continue reading

Byram Beach, Greenwich CT
Coastal Resiliency / Long Island Sound / Western Sound

Byram Beach, Greenwich CT

Byram Beach is part of the 20-acre Byram Park in western Greenwich. From Memorial Day to Labor Day lifeguards are on duty. Park passes and parking permits are required. Over the past decade, Greenwich has invested over $70 million in upgrades to the sewage treatment and collection system. This continued investment in clean water has … Continue reading

Clark Avenue Beach, CT
Clean Water / Coastal Resiliency

Clark Avenue Beach, CT

This is the public beach for the Short Beach neighborhood in Branford. The data and field investigations strongly suggest that bacterial pollution at this beach is caused by wet weather/stormwater issues. Three stormwater drains dump either onto the beach itself or just west of the beach. So when it rains, stormwater runoff from neighborhood streets … Continue reading