CT, NY, Feds Announce Water Protection Plans

Greenwich Time: Environmental officials on Tuesday said new efforts are being made to reduce the amount of sewage and storm water being dumped into Long Island Sound and improve habitats in the waterway that are shared by Connecticut and New York.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, New York Department of Environmental Conservation and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said in addition to continued progress in reducing nitrogen pollution and sewer and sanitary sewer overflows, programs are being established to use shellfish and seaweed to reduce nitrogen pollution.

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