The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected.
— Tim Bishop

In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation's lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries.
Jerry Costello estuary quote

Estuaries are coastal bays, harbors, sounds and lagoons, places where rivers meet the sea.
— Jim Gerlach

Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country.
— Jim Gerlach

The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed.
— estuary quotation by Jim Gerlach