April 26, 2017

Recent Updates

Long Island Sound’s on-the-water watchdog is back! The legacy of Terry Backer lives on.

We are pleased to announce that Soundkeeper, Inc. is joining forces with Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound to support a full-time watchdog on the waters of Long Island Sound. Relaunching this advocate position will continue the critical work of one of the Sound’s greatest defenders and amplify Save […]

Soundkeeper Ends Pumpout Program Completing Over 2,400 Pumpouts

Soundkeeper Pumpout Program completed over 2,400 pumpouts of marine waste tanks for the 2016 boating season, keeping nearly 40,000 gallons of effluent from entering the Sound.  Thank you to all the boaters who used our system to keep the Sound clean of marine-based pollution sources.  Over the near decade that Soundkeeper has been running the […]

Town of Stratford celebrates renaming of the Farm at Stratford

The Town of Stratford renamed the Farm at Stratford Community Garden yesterday in a ceremony that honors the memory of Soundkeeper’s late founder Terry Backer.  The farm is now called the Terry Backer Community Farm of Stratford.  Mayor John Harkins and State Rep. Joe Gresko were in attendence along with over 50 Stratford residents and […]

Wall Street Journal quotes Soundkeeper in Plum Island article

Soundkeeper, Inc.  was recently quoted by the Wall Street Journal in their article on the fate of Plum Island.  Please see link for full article: http://www.wsj.com/articles/opponents-seek-to-stop-government-from-selling-plum-island-1468796413

Soundkeeper’s Pumpout Program Completes 300 Waste Tank Removals

Soundkeeper’s Pumpout Program is running strong, covering the coastal areas from Westport, CT to City Island, NY, and including Bridgeport and Black Rock Harbors.  Our pumpout boats just surpassed the 300 pumpouts mark for the season, and with all the boats currently in full operation we hope to complete well over 2,000 pumpouts for the season. […]

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