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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

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

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