Long Island Sound Recovery – Where are wein light of Sandy and Changing Climate?Curt Johnson Save the Sound CAC
Goal: Entire Sound is Blue!58.5% Reduction in Sewage PlantDischarges Near Term
May 2012Equalized Nitrogen Pollution Annual ReductionsSewage Treatment Plants 1995-20112014 Goal: 58.5% reduction2011 Stat...
Flood Proofing Sewer PlantsEPA/CT DEEP/FEMA Mitigation Funding Opportunity?
Goal – The Sound Safe for Swimming,Kayaking, Clamming, Sailing
Beach Closure DaysLong Island Sound 1993-2012Source: Long Island Sound Study
Deteriorating Sewer PipesPlusIncreasing Rains and FloodsEqualsMajor Bacteria PollutionFEMA Mitigation Opportunity?
Stressed Septic Systemsin Storm and Flood ProneAreasFEMA Mitigation Oppty?
Restoring and Protecting
Collective Challenge – Identify Great LISCoastal Projects in eight months to reduceflood impacts and improve the Sound
Save the Sound Presentation at 2013 Long Island Sound Citizens Summit
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Save the Sound Presentation at 2013 Long Island Sound Citizens Summit

  1. 1. Long Island Sound Recovery – Where are wein light of Sandy and Changing Climate?Curt Johnson Save the Sound CAC
  2. 2. Goal: Entire Sound is Blue!58.5% Reduction in Sewage PlantDischarges Near Term
  3. 3. May 2012Equalized Nitrogen Pollution Annual ReductionsSewage Treatment Plants 1995-20112014 Goal: 58.5% reduction2011 Status: 44% achieved (NY and CT combined)NY: 30% reduction CT: 58% reduction
  4. 4. Flood Proofing Sewer PlantsEPA/CT DEEP/FEMA Mitigation Funding Opportunity?
  5. 5. Goal – The Sound Safe for Swimming,Kayaking, Clamming, Sailing
  6. 6. Beach Closure DaysLong Island Sound 1993-2012Source: Long Island Sound Study
  7. 7. Deteriorating Sewer PipesPlusIncreasing Rains and FloodsEqualsMajor Bacteria PollutionFEMA Mitigation Opportunity?
  8. 8. Stressed Septic Systemsin Storm and Flood ProneAreasFEMA Mitigation Oppty?
  9. 9. Restoring and Protecting
  10. 10. Collective Challenge – Identify Great LISCoastal Projects in eight months to reduceflood impacts and improve the Sound

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