IEC and CTDEEP are pleased to release the 2018 Long Island Sound Hypoxia Season Review. The report focuses on CT DEEP’s and IEC’s 2018 in situ monitoring parameters and includes: Estimates of areal extent, Duration estimates,…
On May 31st, 2019, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo nominated Philip M. DeGaetano and Jeffrey A. Myers for appointment as Commissioners of the Interstate Environmental Commission. The New York State Senate confirmed their nominat…
On May 23rd, 2019, IEC began its Coordinated Volunteer Pathogen Monitoring season. ​ ​This program provides training, supplies and lab analyses to enable volunteer groups to monitor pathogens in local waterways to assess recreati…
On May 16th 2019, IEC began its seasonal embayment monitoring in Long Island Sound. For the third consecutive year, IEC is performing monitoring in Little Neck Bay and Manhasset Bay in support of the Unified Water Study, which is…
In our ongoing effort to increase transparency and better engage with the public, we recently created and added a meetings page to our website, where you can access the Interstate Environmental Commission 2019 meeting calendar and…
The New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program released its 2017-2022 Action Agenda. The Action Agenda identifies five long-term goals, 17 objectives, and 40 specific actions that will help enable people and wildlife to bene…
Since 2017, IEC has partnered with Fresh Kills Park Alliance to monitor pathogen levels along creeks within the former landfill. This effort is part of IEC’s Coordinated Volunteer Pathogen Monitoring program, supported by EPA. Cl…
October 10th was the fourth “Imagine a Day without Water Day.” Water Environment Federation (WEF) has also recently developed a “Water’s Worth It” campaign, including a PSA which shows how important water is to almost everything w…
New York City truly is a “city of water.” A recent New York Times article highlights some of the unique creeks and tributaries that weave through the city and are sometimes ignored as places to recreate and protect. Learn about th…
Save the Sound recently released the 2017 “Long Island Sound Report Card.” The Long Island Sound Report Card is bi-annual assessment of open Long Island Sound water quality, focusing on five water quality parameters to assign grad…