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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

Norwalk police search for a boater who went missing in Norwalk Harbor on Monday. (credit: CBS 2)

Body Of Missing Canoeist Found Off Norwalk

Authorities say a state police dive team found the body of the 40-year-old man, whose name has not been released, overnight.

05/27/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

NJ Man Dies In Canoe Fall In Long Island Sound off Connecticut

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.

03/16/2014

Long Island Sound - Mamaroneck, NY - Aug 1, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Power Crews Work To Fix Broken Power Cable In Long Island Sound; Electrical Service Not Impacted

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.

01/10/2014

Lobster (Credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Lobstermen Brace For First Long Island Sound Shutdown

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.

09/04/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

More Sickened By Tainted Shellfish In Connecticut

David Carey, director of the Connecticut Bureau of Aquaculture, said 32 cases are either confirmed or under investigation.

08/16/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Westport, Norwalk Shellfish Beds Shut Down After Bacteria Detected

Officials said it’s likely that more than just warm water caused high levels of bacteria in oysters and clams harvested from the waters of Long Island Sound off of Norwalk and Westport.

08/06/2013

Clam

Connecticut Recalls Shellfish From Norwalk, Westport Harvesting Sites

The State of Connecticut on Monday announced a voluntary recall of oysters and clams harvested in Norwalk and Westport, after at least five people got sick.

08/05/2013

FILE - Protective berms are viewed on Compo Beach  in Westport, Connecticut.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Conn. Panel To Discuss Rebuilding After Sandy

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are meeting with federal, state and local officials to discuss rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy and steps that can be taken to blunt future storm damage.

07/26/2013

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