Save the Sound Celebrates General Assembly’s Passage of S.B. 4 for Clean Transportation

Passage builds on momentum of yesterday’s Clean Energy Bills Hartford, CT – This afternoon, following 5 hours of debate, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed S.B. 4 An Act Concerning the Connecticut Clean Air Act in a 95-52 vote. This bill will reduce greenhouse gas and other polluting emissions from the transportation sector by strengthening […]

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Save the Sound Applauds CT Senate’s Passage of Clean Energy and Transportation Bills

Hartford, CT – Last night, the Connecticut Senate passed three key bills that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. If passed by the House and signed by Governor Lamont, SB 10 An Climate Concerning Climate Change Mitigation would require CT to supply 100% zero-carbon electricity to all customers by 2040, SB 176 […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Climate, Clean Water, Open Space Win in 2022-23 New York State Budget

New York’s new budget makes a powerful statement about the need for bold, concrete action to protect and preserve our natural resources. A $4.2 billion bond act intended to reduce flood risk, conserve open space, improve water quality, restore coastlines, and shore up infrastructure in the face of climate change is one of the highlights […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound’s new Climate Action Plan lays out urgent intersectional policy agenda for Connecticut

Action steps for the electricity, transportation, and buildings sectors will help meet state’s climate goals, improve public health, and increase equity. New Haven, Conn. – Save the Sound has released a major report on Connecticut’s climate, economy, and community well-being. “Climate Action Plan 2022: Cut Emissions & Build a Healthy Connecticut” examines the electricity, transportation, […]

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Press Release: Legislators, Enviros, Business Leaders, Youth, and Medical Professionals Call on State Legislature to Commit CT to a Clean Energy Future

Hartford, CT – Bills requiring 100% clean electricity by 2040, raising solar program caps, and reducing emissions from medium and heavy-duty vehicles have made it out of their respective committees in this year’s legislative session. Now, environmental advocates, joined by supportive legislators, business leaders, medical professionals, and young people, are calling on the General Assembly […]

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Citywide Youth Coalition Organizer Advocates for a Clean and Dignified Future for New Haven

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness. Dave Cruz-Bustamante (he/him/they/them) is a self-identified queer, working-class […]

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Press Release: Climate Justice March: Coalition of Multi-Racial, Working-Class Leaders Call on CT Legislature to Act Boldly on Climate

A coalition of environmental and social justice activists marched from Founders Plaza in Hartford to the State Capitol Tuesday, crying for investments in climate action to remediate future threats. In addition to speakers at each stop, the march featured numerous grassroots-made signs and stunning visuals, including a pipeline and other visuals to demonstrate the damage […]

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Press Release: Legislators, Transit Workers, Environmental, and Community Leaders Promote Public Transit as a Civil Right in Honor of Rosa Parks’ Birthday

Environmental, legislative, labor, and community allies held a press conference on February 4, 2022, to call for increased investment in public transportation to improve access, air quality, and equity. The virtual event was in honor of Transit Equity Day, held annually on Rosa Parks’ birthday. Transit Equity Day is a multi-collaborative effort to promote public […]

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