Long Island Sound legislation stalled by Washington politicsDec 7th, 2011 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news | Category: Featured Story, Long Island Sound, Water
For dozens of projects whose aim is cleaner water for Long Island Sound, as well as the land around it, that means waiting while two key pieces of federal legislation remain caught in the uncertainties of Washington’s political battles.
One is the now combined Long Island Sound Restoration and Long Island Sound Stewardship Acts — both overdue on their reauthorizations. The other is the appropriation for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund — which provides some of the money for municipal wastewater, sewage and other infrastructure projects to help the state meet federal requirements for cleaning the Sound.
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