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Officials and environmentalists from several communities along Long Island Sound gathered at Hempstead Harbor on Monday to sound the alarm.
Since Friday, sightings abound of three whales in the shallow, calm Long Island Sound.
A trio of small beluga whales was spending the start of the Memorial Day weekend in the waters off Long Island’s Gold Coast.
State environmental officials are aiming to collect more than 1 million gallons of sewage this season from recreational vessels in Long Island Sound.
The water, which is discharged after cooling the nuclear reactors at the Millstone Power Station, creates a warm current that some fishermen say has the beneficial effect of attracting flounder and other species.
The waters off Long Island Sound from Stratford to Fairfield remained closed to fishing and shellfishing Monday following last week’s massive warehouse fire in Bridgeport.
The Long Island Sound that is causing some serious erosion concerns on the North Shore of Long Island.
Despite efforts to stop it, the lobster die off is continuing in Long Island Sound.
A 16-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital Thursday, a day after a boating accident off Greenwich left another teen dead.
Scott Donsavage’s 15-foot vessel was found ashore in gear with no one aboard.
Police on Long Island have rescued three fishermen after their 12-foot inflatable boat drifted for three hours.
Authorities say a state police dive team found the body of the 40-year-old man, whose name has not been released, overnight.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the boater as 24-year-old Jeffrey Young of North Caldwell, N.J. He was pulled from the water unconscious and without a pulse Saturday. He died at Milford Hospital.
There’s been no impact on electrical service, but a power cable under the Long Island Sound has been damaged, causing fluid to leak into the water.
The closure is set to begin Sunday and extend to Nov. 28 in an attempt to give the Sound’s depleted lobster population a chance to rebuild.