24 February 2015

• New Issue of Sound Outlook Available: Connecticut's Coastal Management Program Turns 35!

“Think back to 1980. Americans witnessed a ‘Miracle on Ice’ as the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team beat the Soviet Union team in the semifinal game in Lake Placid, NY, going on the win the Gold Medal. Mount Saint Helens erupted in Washington State, devastating 229 square miles and several million dollars' worth of timber in the surrounding area. Ted Turner launched CNN, and Ronald Regan was elected President of the United States. And sadly, John Lennon was taken from us much too soon, just steps from his home at The Dakota in New York City.

“These milestones all occurred the same year that another ground-breaking event took place: The Connecticut Coastal Management Act (CCMA) went into effect on January 1, 1980….”

Issue will eventually be available at this site: CTDEEP

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