Latest Long Island Sound Stories

2008-07-26 12:00:35

By David J. Lopez, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 26--Back in the water! Nassau County reopened 21 beaches to bathers Friday after closing them following heavy rains on Thursday, and Suffolk County lifted its advisory against bathing at more than 60 beaches.

2008-07-26 12:00:35

By David Funkhouser, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 26--A warmer climate, sprawling development and gender-bending chemicals in everyday consumer goods threaten the generally improving health of Long Island Sound, according to a new report.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By New Haven Register, Conn. Jul.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Carl Macgowan, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 25--Expecting as much as 6 inches of rain in places and possible coastal erosion, Suffolk County opened its emergency command center at 5 a.m. yesterday as a summer storm rolled across Long Island.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By John Valenti and David J. Lopez, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 25--Heavy rains over the past two days have prompted Long Island health officials to close or advise against bathing at scores of area beaches as a precautionary measure.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Tom Incantalupo, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 25--New York and Connecticut political leaders agreed yesterday to form a bi-state panel of 15 to 20 people to plan regional energy needs.

2008-07-24 18:00:35

By Lynn Doan, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 24--Attorney General Richard Blumenthal proposed a Connecticut-New York commission today that would address regional environmental and energy needs.

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Gordon, Jim Paul Gallay, executive director of the Westchester Land Trust, will leave that position at the end of the month to head the Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

2008-07-17 09:00:37

By Olivia Winslow, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--Sen.

2008-07-15 06:00:30

By Jennifer Smith, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul.

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