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CCE PRESS CENTER

MEDIA ADVISORY

For immediate release:
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
For more information contact:
Maureen Dolan-Murphy, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, 516.390.7150, 516.375.5425 (mobile), mdolanmurphy@citizenscampaign.org
Sarah Ganong, Save the Sound, 203-787-0646 ext.128, 860-861-5608 (mobile), sganong@ctenvironment.org

THURSDAY: NY & CT LONG ISLAND SOUND STAKEHOLDERS TO REQUEST STRENGTHENED SOUND RESTORATION PLAN

Bridgeport, CT—At a press conference, stakeholders from NY and CT will call on the Long Island Sound Management Committee for a stronger and more focused Long Island Sound restoration plan. The Long Island Sound Management Committee has been working on updating the original Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan (CCMP), and is currently holding stakeholder meetings around Long Island Sound and accepting public comment on the draft document. The Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee (LISS CAC) will be submitting detailed comments on target goals and restoration activities that should be incorporated into a final CCMP for the strongest possible plan for the Sound’s future.
PRESS CONFERENCE – Bridgeport, CT

DATE: Thursday, October 16, 2014
TIME: 12:30 pm
LOCATION: Housatonic Community College, Lafayette Hall
900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport
WHO: Nancy Seligson, Town of Mamaroneck; NY co-chair of the LISS CAC
Curt Johnson, Save the Sound, a bi-state program of CT Fund for the Environment; CT co-chair of the LISS CAC
Maureen Dolan Murphy, Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Sandy Breslin, Audubon CT
The Nature Conservancy

 

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Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) empowers communities and advocates solutions for our shared environment and public health and is supported by over 80,000 members throughout New York State and Connecticut. www.citizenscampaign.org

updated by lburch  10/15/14