Long Island Sound and Norwalk Harbor Report Cards Released - Grades of A in the east to F in the west
Monday, June 8, 2015
WESTPORT, CT — A first-ever ecosystem health report card released today shows Long Island Sound earning grades of very good for water quality in Eastern Long Island (an “A”) to very poor for water quality in the Western Narrows (an “F”) near New York City. The report was supported by funding from the Long Island Sound Funders Collaborative (LISFC), including Connecticut Council for Philanthropy members, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, Fairfield County's Community Foundation and the Jeniam Foundation.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
WESTPORT, CT -- How healthy is Long Island Sound? Can we fish and swim in it? These questions and more will be addressed during a press conference Monday, June 8, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. announcing the first report card for the health of Long Island Sound. Speakers include: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency representatives; Robert Hust, Water Bureau assistant director, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; Caroline Donovan, program manager at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences; Hugh Killin III, executive director, Jeniam Foundation; and Tony McDowell, executive director, Earthplace.