2001 Long Island Sound Study Ambient Water Quality and Monitoring ProgramEntry ID: gomc_219
Abstract: The Interstate Environmental Commission is a joint agency of the
States of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The IEC was established in
1936 under a Compact between New York and New Jersey and approved by Congress.
The State of Connecticut joined the Commission in 1941.
Waterbody or Watershed Names: Long Island Sound
Purpose: The mission of the IEC is to protect and enhance environmental quality
through cooperation, regulation, coordination, and mutual dialogue between
government and citizens in the tri-state region.
In order to achieve its mission and its goals, the IEC has programs that lead
to opening and/or keeping open waters for swimming, shellfishing and fishing.
It is proactive in enforcement of the IEC's ... Water Quality Regulations by
sampling, laboratory analyses, research, legal activities and coordination of
these with the IEC's member states and the United States Environmental
Protection Agency. The Commission is an active participant in regional planning
efforts including the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program and the Long
Island Sound Study. The IEC has a program of public education and public
outreach with citizen groups and governmental agencies.
Sponsor: Interstate Environmental Commission (IEC)
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Distribution Media: Various Online Data Transfer method
Distribution Format: PDF
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (212) 582-0380
Email: psattler at iec-nynjct.org
311 West 43rd Street - Suite 201
City: New York
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10036
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-26