Who Is Killing Long Island Sound?
...just when efforts to save the Sound should be increasing, the Connecticut Legislature is doing the opposite. It is backing off its cleanup commitment by slashing money for sewage plant improvements. This is particularly distressing not just because of the ecological implications but because Connecticut had been the leader in the cleanup, surpassing both New York State and New York City.
You can read it all here. (And since that link won't last forever, here's the piece, on my other blog.) The opinions and conclusions are mine, but Leah Schmalz of Save the Sound and Terry Backer, Soundkeeper and a Connecticut legislator, deserve my thanks for helping me get my facts straight.