Long Island Sound dredge-spoil dumping
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Long Island Sound dredge-spoil dumping hearing before the Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Environment of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, October 13, 1979. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Environment.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Dredging -- Environmental aspects -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.),
  • Dredging spoil -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)

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SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Science and Technology ; no. 96-97
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17120569M

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Aug 12,  · Mr. Toedter said there are four designated dredge spoil dumping sites in Long Island Sound, but East Enders should be most concerned about the ones at Cornfield Shoals and outside New London, which could have an effect on the ecosystem surrounding Plum Island, Great and Little Gull islands and the fishing grounds at Plum Gut. Long Island Sound dredge-spoil dumping United States. Congress. House Read. The innocent Mrs. Duff Elisabeth Sanxay Holding Read. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Environment., 1 book Joseph Howard Cooper, 1 book Fessenden Seaver Blanchard, 1 book Hunt, Morton M. View of Hempstead Harbor at dusk, which was rated a "D+". The extreme western portion of Long Island Sound is suffering from high nitrogen levels, low oxygen and cloudy water but the 1 million Author: Rick Brand. Aug 18,  · Long Island Sound is an ecological gem that should not to be used as a dumping ground for dredged material. The Sound is an extension of our backyards, a well used waterway for fishing, swimming, Author: Lisa Finn.

A COE approved dumping grounds at the confluence of the Thames River, CT. and Long Island Sound has been used to dispose of the dredge spoil obtained by deepening the river channel to a depth suitable to accommodate the Navy's new class submarine. Jan 12,  · Dumping to continue in Long Island Sound for decades, elected officials, environmentalists outraged Despite a sea of public opposition, dumping of dredge spoils is slated to continue in the Long Author: Lisa Finn. Volume 6/Nmnb~ 71July Microbiology of a Former Dredge Spoil Disposal Area A microbiological study of an historically active dredge spoil disposal area in Long Island Sound showed no obvious long-term effects on the bacterial populations of water and cyrusofficial.com by: 3. Jun 01,  · Beneath the waves, what's under Long Island Sound? On the surface, Long Island Sound can seem serene and unspoiled, but the remains of shipwrecks, utility cables and other debris suggest otherwise.

“The Army Corps of Engineers has taken over 10 years and spent over $7 million to identify alternatives to dredge spoil dumping into the Long Island Sound, but have failed to find a . The infamous garbage barge set out to sea 30 years ago this week, carrying more than 3, tons of Islip Town and New York City trash on a voyage that would change how Long Island . The New Haven Dumping Ground study area, which is locat­ ed about km south-southeast of Morgan Point (fig. 1), encompasses the Central Long Island Sound Disposal Site and covers about km2 in north-central Long Island Sound. This area and three other open-water disposal sites within the SoundCited by: 3. Jun 28,  · the residents of Long Island, who reside in a region with an alarming incidence of cancer. Long Island Sound has an $ billion dollar tourist industry to protect. The health of our waters.