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LETTER: Mead Point Development Blocks Access to Public Waters

The proposed property is built on an island knoll surrounded by a mile and a quarter of shoreline that includes two tidal ponds. Through the review and discovery process DEEP has reported that the larger tidal pond was created by a causeway and a bridge, which were illegally constructed as neither has ever been permitted. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Land Trust Announces Waterfront Land Acquisition in Riverside

Though small, the conservation value of Willowmere Parmelee Allen Preserve is mighty. With the amount of development along the coast of Greenwich and Connecticut as a whole, conserving more than a half-acre of intertidal salt marsh habitat is vital to the ecological health of our coastal areas. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Farmers Market Customers Line up for Fresh Fish from “The Local Catch”

At the Greenwich Farmers Market on Saturdays, The Local Catch enjoys a steady stream of enthusiastic customers for their fresh, local, sustainable seafood, including bigeye tuna, lobster, scallops, halibut and cod. Continue Reading →

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Stormwater runoff, waterfowl, and septic systems all pose a threat to water quality at Byram Beach

Statistically, out of 551 samples taken from between January 2004 and August 2018 at the Byram beach, 13% of those tested failed the EPA Safe Swimming Rate. That’s a C+ rating, according to the non-profit watchdog organization Save the Sound and their online program Sound Health Explorer Continue Reading →

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