IEC and BioBAT are seeking proposals for lab and office development

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BioBAT, Inc. ( and the Interstate Environmental Commission seek proposals from qualified general contractors to build and fit-out 2,800 square feet of BSL-2 laboratory and office space.  BioBAT, as landlord, and IEC, as tenant, are negotiating a lease on the second floor of BioBAT in Building A at the Brooklyn Army Terminal.

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IEC Resumes Long Island Sound Monitoring!

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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 stations in support of the Long Island Sound Water Quality Monitoring Program.  IEC performs monitoring surveys weekly during the critical summer season, when hypoxia is most prevalent. Weekly surveys will continue through mid-September.

New! Follow us on Social Media!

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We’re in! Yes, IEC has finally taken the plunge into social media and we are not turning back! Please follow us, share and like our posts to spread the word and get updates on IEC’s work and the work of our partners in the shared waters of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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IEC's Coordinated Volunteer Pathogen Monitoring Program highlighted by NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program

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Thanks to the partnership of the Interstate Environmental Commission (IEC) and other partner agencies and organizations, a coordinated volunteer pathogen monitoring effort in the shared marine waters of the estuary and the Interstate Environmental District (IED) is now underway.  The combination of IEC’s laboratory space, QA/QC support oversight, and field equipment and the work of the Freshkills Park Alliance 

The Interstate Environmental Commission Welcomes New Commissioners

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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 nomination on June 20th, 2019.

IEC Continues, Expands Embayment Monitoring in Long Island Sound

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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 funded and coordinated by Save the Sound/Connecticut Fund for the Environment. From May through October 2019, IEC will be performing monitoring and sampling in these priority embayments twice a month.

2019 Interstate Environmental Commission Meeting Schedule

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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 read approved minutes from prior meetings. All meetings are open to the public. Please RSVP to if you would like to attend a meeting.

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