On Anniversary of Sandy, New Opportunities for Resiliency
Climate Change & Adaptation / Coastal Resiliency / Habitat Restoration / Long Island Sound / Press Releases / Storms & Hurricanes / Sustainable Communities

On Anniversary of Sandy, New Opportunities for Resiliency

We must look for opportunities to enhance the natural benefits of marshes, dunes, and river systems that not only help prevent disastrous flooding but also provide ecological benefits to our region 365 days a year. Continue reading

Building Key Fish Populations through Habitat Restoration
Coastal Resiliency / Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Habitat Restoration / Storms & Hurricanes

Building Key Fish Populations through Habitat Restoration

It was a good summer for fishing in the Long Island Sound region.  According to the CT DEEP Fish Reports, the overall abundance of striped bass and bluefish made for good fishing in hot spots such as The Race and Plum Gut in the Sound, which provide ideal conditions for these larger fish that prefer … Continue reading

Federal Funding for Post-Sandy Sewage Plant Upgrades, but Cuts to EPA’s LIS Cleanup
Climate Change & Adaptation / Long Island Sound / Storms & Hurricanes

Federal Funding for Post-Sandy Sewage Plant Upgrades, but Cuts to EPA’s LIS Cleanup

The federal government is making $340 million available to New York for repairs and upgrades to sewage treatment plants and water filtration plants damaged by Superstorm Sandy. But it also is cutting about $300,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency office that is overseeing the environmental cleanup of Long Island Sound. Continue reading