Nitrogen from NYC wastewater fuels dead zones in the East River and western Sound. Recent investments have improved conditions, but there’s more to do. Our new report, based on research by Prof. Jamie Vaudrey, explains.
Eight regional organizations celebrate renewed commitment to breathing oxygen back into Long Island Sound waters
New law underlines the need for a comprehensive Long Island Sound diet.
The 2015 Long Island Sound Citizens Summit, “Coming back from the Brink: Nitrogen and the Sound’s Health and Economy,” was a huge success thanks to the diverse and informative expert speakers and the highly engaged audience.
Ocean acidification puts Lobsters and Crabs at risk.
This morning, we filed a petition with the EPA requesting a new or revised legally enforceable plan to identify and reduce the biggest remaining sources of nitrogen pollution harming Long Island Sound.
Written for the Long Island Sound Study’s Fall 2014 Update, this pair of articles provides great examples of how farming–both on land and at sea–can help reduce hypoxia and improve the Sound’s water quality.
While this summer is an indication of good news, we must continue the enormous challenge of pulling excess nitrogen out of the system.
Monitoring finds dangerous levels of bacteria at Beaver Swamp Brook and Hutchinson River, cleaner beaches