PRESS RELEASE: Statement on “Good Neighbor” arguments in Supreme Court

Rule protects New York and Connecticut from ozone pollution generated in Midwest  New Haven, CT — On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United State heard oral arguments on challenges to an Environmental Protection Agency rule aimed at reducing ozone pollution from power plants and other industry. The policy, known as the “Good Neighbor” rule, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action releases 2024 legislative agenda

Accountability, renewable energy, efficiency top priority list New Haven, CT – Today, the Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action announced its legislative priorities for the 2024 legislative session. The Coalition, a broad-based group of more than 40 health care providers, scientists, environmental organizations, religious groups, and others representing more than 300,000 members, was formed one year […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound’s priority agenda for 2024 Connecticut legislative session

Climate accountability, clean cars, getting toxics out of water, protecting streams and wetlands, strengthening environmental justice top list New Haven, CT — Save the Sound today released its priorities for the 2024 Connecticut legislative session, one week ahead of the start of the February – May session. The agenda was previously shared with each member […]

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Connecticut Environmental Justice Advisory Council Members Urge a “YES” Vote on Clean Cars and Clean Trucks

Hartford, CT – A week ahead of the 2024 legislative session, members of the Connecticut Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Council (CEEJAC) have authored a letter to members of the Connecticut General Assembly urging a “YES” on the state’s proposed Clean Cars and Clean Trucks Standards within the first 30 days of session. CEEJAC members […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound applauds state legal action to enforce cleanup of English Station

Today, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong filed an enforcement action against United Illuminating over the company’s failure to complete state-ordered cleanup of the English Station power plant. The facility, located on an island in New Haven’s Mill River, has been shuttered for over three decades and is subject to a 2015 order from the Public […]

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Press Release: Dam Removal Report Illuminates the Effects of Stream Barriers

The Long Island Sound River Restoration Network (RRN), a network of Connecticut and New York-based organizations dedicated to the restoration and health of the region’s rivers, has released their Dam Removal Report. The report summarizes the benefits of removing dams to restore free-flowing rivers in the Long Island Sound watershed and showcases a dam removal […]

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Environmental Justice Explained: Representation Matters

Introducing guest blogger Analys Torres, a 2nd year Master of Public Administration Student at the University of Connecticut School of Public Policy. She is passionate about the intersections of social justice, health, and environmental conservation and has joined Save the Sound as an environmental justice policy intern for the Fall 2023 and 2024 Spring semesters. Analys has authored this blog to address representation […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound statement on dangerous breach of Fitchville Pond Dam

Time to “protect people living in the shadow of dangerous dams”

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