February 8, 2016

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Soundkeeper Intervenes in Zoning Board Application on subject of Yacht Haven West Replacement Boatyard

Soundkeeper legal intervenor Reed Super made a presentation to the Stamford Zoning Board on Jan. 25th, arguing that Building and Land Technologies (BLT) proposed Davenport/Magee boatyards replacement site is not a viable option to replace the Yacht Haven West (YHW) boatyard which was illegally terminated several years ago.  Mr. Super presented evidence that overwhelmingly demonstrates […]

Soundkeeper looking for Environmental Stewards for Great Meadows Marsh

Soundkeeper is providing additional support to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in seeking volunteers to serve as environmental stewards at the Great Meadows Marsh in Stratford, CT.  The marsh, which is a unit of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge off of Long Beach Blvd in Stratford, is one of the most important […]

Cartoon honoring Terry Backer

This is a cartoon published in the Stratford Star recently honoring Terry Backer.  Courtesy of the HAN Network.

Obama signs national microbeads ban as Senator Murphy praises Terry Backer’s advocacy

One of the last issues that Soundkeeper Terry Backer was working on during his life was to promote a ban of plastic microbeads.  Found in personal care products such as soaps and facial scrubs, microbeads are tiny plastic balls which are so small that they pass through water pollution control facilities and get into marine […]

New York Times article on Terry Backer

Click on link for article on Terry’s life from the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/19/nyregion/terry-backer-61-legislator-who-aided-estuary-cleanup.html

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