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Lobstermen are grumbling about a pending moratorium on harvesting in the Long Island Sound. (Credit: CBS2)

Pending Ban On Harvesting Draws Grumbles From Long Island Sound Lobstermen

There was plenty of lobster at the Land And Sea Fish Market in Mount Sinai, but none of it is from the Long Island Sound.

08/27/2015

FILE -- A lobster fisherman throws back a premature lobster in the Long Island Sound. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Climate Change Blamed For Pushing Lobsters Out Of Long Island Sound

Commercial lobster boats in New York landed 112 metric tons of lobsters in 2013, a record low.

08/20/2015

Beaches along the Long Island Sound are often closed due to sewage spills. (Credit: CBS2)

Group Sues Westchester County Over Long Island Sound Sewage Spills

We often hear that some local beaches are closed after heavy rain, with sewers overflowing and running into the Long Island Sound. Now, a group is taking action.

08/14/2015

Enjoy kayaking on your vacation (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

3 Kayakers Rescued After Becoming Stranded On Long Island Sound

Police in Suffolk County rescued three kayakers from the Long Island Sound Tuesday, after they were unable to get back to shore on their own.

07/07/2015

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Could Help Protect, Restore Long Island Sound

Officials and environmentalists from several communities along Long Island Sound gathered at Hempstead Harbor on Monday to sound the alarm.

06/22/2015

A baby beluga whale is captured on video. (Credit: Erin Silva)

Baby Beluga Whales Make Big Splash Off Long Island

Since Friday, sightings abound of three whales in the shallow, calm Long Island Sound.

05/26/2015

Three beluga whales spotted in Long Island bay. (credit: Town of North Hempstead)

Trio Of Small Beluga Whales Spotted Off Long Island’s Gold Coast

A trio of small beluga whales was spending the start of the Memorial Day weekend in the waters off Long Island’s Gold Coast.

05/22/2015

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Aims To Clean Up Sewage Removal From Boats

State environmental officials are aiming to collect more than 1 million gallons of sewage this season from recreational vessels in Long Island Sound.

03/28/2015

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant (credit: nrc.gov via Dominion Energy)

Connecticut Probing Nuclear Plant Water Released Into 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.

09/30/2014

An extra-alarm fire ripped through an industrial building in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Thursday, Sept. 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Working To Determine Impact Bridgeport Fire Had On Long Island Sound

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.

09/15/2014

North Shore residents say the Long Island Sound is threatening hundreds of homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Long Island Sound Threatens Hundreds Of North Shore Homes

The Long Island Sound that is causing some serious erosion concerns on the North Shore of Long Island.

09/09/2014

A lobster is to be prepared during Day 1 of the New York Culinary Experience 2014 presented by New York Magazine and the International Culinary Center at International Culinary Center on April 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New York Culinary Experience)

Lobster Die-Off Continuing In Long Island Sound

Despite efforts to stop it, the lobster die off is continuing in Long Island Sound.

08/30/2014

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Greenwich Mourns Emily Fedorko, Teenage Girl Killed In Boating Accident

A 16-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital Thursday, a day after a boating accident off Greenwich left another teen dead.

08/07/2014

U.S. Coast Guard (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing NY Boater

Scott Donsavage’s 15-foot vessel was found ashore in gear with no one aboard.

08/01/2014

The Long Island Sound in Bayville. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Police Rescue Three Fishermen From Long Island Sound

Police on Long Island have rescued three fishermen after their 12-foot inflatable boat drifted for three hours.

07/26/2014

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