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Blumenthal Statement On The Loss Of Lobsters In Long Island Sound

Jul 25th, 2012 | By

Monday, July 23, 2012 (Washington) – Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) released a statement about the loss of lobsters in Long Island Sound following a recent report about the presence of pesticides in this crustacean population: The widespread Long Island Sound lobster loss threatens a key Connecticut industry and resource of regional economic importance.

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Blumenthal says L.I. Sound should be marine refuge

Feb 12th, 2012 | By

Long Island Sound should become the 14th National Marine Sanctuary, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday, joining areas such as the Stellwagen Bank off Massachusetts Bay and the Florida Keys in a special protected status for ecological and cultural resources.