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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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Cove Residents To Army Corps: Don’t Budge The Sludge

Oct 31st, 2010 | By

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to drop a quarter-million cubic yards of contaminated dredged yuck from Bridgeport Harbor into Morris Cove. More than 100 neighbors gathered for the last public hearing recently blast the Corp’s plan and to question its science.

Coal Ash Should be Better Regulated by EPA, Say Investors

Sep 15th, 2010 | By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should adopt federally-enforceable regulations governing coal ash disposal to prevent costly environmental and public health impacts, says a group of investors in a letter signed by 22 institutional investors including the Connecticut State Treasurer’s Office.