Posts Tagged ‘ Mamaroneck ’

Save the Sound is now working from Westchester

Jun 4th, 2014 | By

Once based just in Connecticut, Save the Sound, a bi-state organization, now has an office in Westchester and a director whose focus is this end of Long Island Sound. For more on this story, visit: Save the Sound is now working from Westchester.

Save the Sound’s Water Quality Testing in Mamaroneck Leads to Pollution Discoveries and Solutions

Sep 7th, 2013 | By
Representatives of Save the Sound and Mamaroneck village inspected Otter Creek, location of a sewer line break.

The first discovery was a slurry of goop from a local A&P supermarket running into a storm drain on the Mamaroneck River. The second big find was a significant sewer line break near Mamaroneck Harbor, in a line belonging to the Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club. Click on this Environmental Headline for more.

Save The Sound Speaks Out Against Mamaroneck Beach Closures

Aug 1st, 2013 | By

Save the Sound, an organization dedicated to the preservation and upkeep of the Long Island Sound, posted an article on its blog on July 29 naming bacteria as the cause of the closures. “We urge all Westchester residents to contact their local elected officials and let them know that fixing the sewers and cleaning up

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Sludge spill prompts warning to avoid parts of Sound | The Journal News | |

Jul 16th, 2013 | By

An underground main break has poured an unspecified amount of sludge into the Long Island Sound, officials said Monday. The news prompted the Westchester County Department of Health to warn swimmers and boaters in certain sections near the Sound to avoid contact with the water. The main break, which took place near Blind Brook, released

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Save the Sound, Long Island Sound Study Committee to announce SoundVision Action Plan

Aug 1st, 2011 | By

The SoundVision Action Plan to be unveiled today at 3 in Mamaroneck, NY, contains four major components: protecting clean water to achieve a healthy Sound; creating safe and thriving places for all Sound creatures; building Long Island Sound communities that work; and investing in an economically vibrant Long Island Sound. The underlying SoundVision planning process was supported with funding from Long Island Sound Study, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Sun Hill Foundation. This summer’s schooner tour is made possible by support from the New York Community Trust. Click on this environmental headline for more information about this event.