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New bill introduced to preserve funding for Long Island Sound programs

Connecticut and New York legislators seek to fend off Trump budget cuts to water quality and shore restoration endeavors.

Appeal filed over Stamford’s OK for boatyard development

Nonprofit preservation group Soundkeeper says Stamford's Zoning Board acted "illegally" and "arbitrarily" in approving the development plan.

Lobstermen remove traps for repopulation

Long Island Sound closes for lobstering.

Plastic bag bans gain steam along Sound

Larchmont, N.Y., last month joined the growing ranks of municipalities led by Westport that have moved to ban disposable plastic bags.

Larchmont enacts plastic bag ban

Another Sound village works to stop a plague of plastic on land and water.

$700K grant for Long Island Sound research announced

Several organizations announced a $708,000 grant March 19 to improve the Long Island Sound's water quality and ability to adapt to climate change.

Revived project surfaces on Sound

Stalled by the recession, a proposed mixed-use development on New Rochelle’s Echo Bay has been revived in a scaled-down plan.

Budget includes $1 billion for clean water, system upgrades

As part of his budget proposal for the state’s 2014 and 2015 fiscal years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called for $1 billion to bolster efforts to clean up the sound and to protect against future flood damage.

FEMA issues Conn. disaster declaration

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved a federal disaster declaration for Connecticut’s four coastal counties.

Malloy: 11-foot storm surge possible

Hurricane Sandy could produce an 11-foot storm surge in the Long Island Sound, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned Monday morning.

State to examine declining lobster population

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced July 10 that it will be studying the declining lobster population in the Long Island Sound. Since...