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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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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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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Save the Sound releases our 2024 Legislative Agenda for New York State

BUDGET PRIORITIES Our environment is at a critical crossroads. The progress we have made over the years across the Long Island Sound region will be eroded unless the investment in our environment matches the magnitude of the challenges we are facing. Our environmental budget priorities include: The continued implementation of the $4.2 billion Environmental Bond […]

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Lessons from Puerto Rico on Energy Justice

In this blog authored by Save the Sound’s environmental justice specialist Alex Rodriguez, Alex provides insights into the island nation of Puerto Rico’s historic electric grid issues, as well as insights into what the island is doing to advance energy justice. Energy justice as a principle aims to make energy accessible, affordable, clean, and democratically managed […]

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If you want to know what saving the Sound looks like, take a glance in the mirror. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you have done something this year to preserve, restore, and transform the Long Island Sound region. And for that, we thank you. Saving the Sound happens through so many beneficial acts, and […]

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Running on Sunshine: The first weeks with my new EV

Kathy Czepiel, Save the Sound’s land protection manager, gives an honest assessment of her experience with electric vehicle shopping, charging, and more. You can help bring EVs to more people in Connecticut by connecting with your legislators here. I am never an early adopter. For years, my husband and I have been driving vehicles built […]

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