March 1, 2015

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Soundkeeper Supports Bans on Plastic Bags and Microbeads

Plastics are entering our natural environment and the waters of the Long Island Sound at a faster rate now than at any other time in the history of humanity.  Manmade plastics can persist in the environment for hundreds and, particularly in an aquatic environment, thousands of years.  Fish which we eat can ingest plastics, thereby […]

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Soundkeeper Condemns EPA’s Failure to Establish Technology Requirements to Protect Marine Life from Power Plant Intakes

  On Sept. 2nd Soundkeeper along with an environmental coalition including Riverkeeper and lead attorney Reed Super, filed lawsuits in federal courts seeking to force the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency to establish a clear standard that better protects the hundreds of aquatic species near the nation’s 1,065 power plants after the EPA declined to require closed-cycle cooling […]

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Soundkeeper’s Pumpout Fleet Completes over 1,000 pumpouts

Soundkeeper’s Pumpout Program has removed approximately 21,000 gallons of waste to date from over 1,000 individual vessel pumpouts this 2014 boating season.  Waste is off-loaded from our boats at Marine Sewage Disposal Facility (MSDF) locations and then piped to waste water treatment plants.  Dumping sewage in the Sound causes environmental harm and that is why […]

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Soundkeeper takes dual actions concerning Stamford boatyard

ACTIONS:  Complaint Filed Against State DECD Seeks Environmental Evaluation and Coastal Consistency Review of Bridgewater Complex Proposed for Yacht Haven West Site   & Notice of Intervention Raises Environmental Issues in Pending Case Filed  by Strand/BLT to Review Cease and Desist Order Issued by City ZBA;  Order Requires Plan to Re-Establish Boatyard at Yacht Haven West  […]

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SoundScaping for a Healthy Long Island Sound

Soundkeeper has developed an educational SoundScaping Booklet that is available to view online through our website.  Get tips on how to develop and maintain your property to best protect the Long Island Sound from harmful runoff or nutrient loads and toxic pesticides that create environmental problems in the LIS that become factors in beach closures […]

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