LI Sound Cleanup Stalled by Politics

Long Island Sound, photo/Connecticut Fund for the Environment.

CT Mirror: Charlie Yarish knows exactly what it will take to get the technique he developed to clean the waters of Long Island Sound up and running.

“Additional funds,” he said. “That’s the bottom line.”

But as Yarish, an ecology and marine sciences professor at the University of Connecticut, is learning, money in this time of tight finances, delayed federal budgets and, often, antipathy toward environmental issues is diminished at best and unavailable at worst.

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