OUR MISSION

Protect and enhance environmental quality in the Interstate Environmental District through monitoring, coordination, cooperation, regulation and mutual dialogue between government agencies and citizens.

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Current Projects

With high population density, extensive coastal development and insufficient tidal flushing, the far western L…
IEC’s staff conducts inspections with sampling at industrial facilities and municipal wastewater treatment pla…
In Spring 2016 IEC, EPA and NYSDEC began discussing the need for a coordinated volunteer pathogen monitoring e…
IEC has the capability to perform short-notice inspections, sampling and analyses in response to regional envi…
Long Island Sound embayments are more prone to hypoxia and other impairments than open waters. However, monito…
The lower Passaic River, near the confluence of the Second River, has shown some of the highest geometric mean…

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We gather facts. You take the next step.

View our research publications that go back over 70 years so informed decisions can be made.

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OUR IMPACT

Over 17,000 quality investigations and strategic partnerships with various governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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News and Updates

Summary of news
IEC is looking to fill the following two positions: Environmental Analyst Environmental Analyst (Monitoring) Are yo…
Designated as an estuary of national significance by Congress in 1987, Long Island Sound is home to a diverse network of…

SOME OF OUR PARTNERS

UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION