On Tuesday, June 30th, IEC resumed monitoring surveys in Far Western Long Island Sound, after a two-month hiatus due to COVID-19. These surveys monitor dissolved oxygen, as well as parameters that may impact dissolved oxygen at 22…
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Source: Hudson River Foundation – Tidal Exchange Newsletter   Thanks to the partnership of the Interstate Environmental Commission (IEC) and other partner agencies and organizations, a coordinated volunteer pathogen monitoring e…
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…