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Saving Long Island Sound — Great Progress, More to be Done

When my wife and I recently passed through Western Long Island Sound near City Island on a recent Saturday morning, we saw dozens of fishing boats — large and small, including at least three kayaks outfitted for fishing. I recall … Continue reading

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Cruise Ships & Sewage — FOE Misses the Point

Here is yet another case of the media taking a wildly inaccurate sets of claims about ships at face value.  The news media has been touting a new study by the environmental group Friends of the Earth. The title of the … Continue reading

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Sailing in Sewage — Olympic Sailors in Guanabara Bay at Rio de Janeiro

Sailors in the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will face more than just tough competition. They will be sailing in Guanabara Bay, a body of water thoroughly befouled with garbage and sewage.  Falling overboard is not recommended.  As reported by the … Continue reading

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