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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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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Press Release: Save the Sound Reacts to Governor Hochul’s State of the State Address

David Ansel, vice president of water protection for Save the Sound, was in Albany Tuesday to attend Governor Kathy Hochul’s State of the State address. Here is his reaction: “I was encouraged that Governor Hochul devoted so much attention to the rising threat and frequency of damaging storms, dedicating an entire section of her State […]

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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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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound applauds Gov. Hochul’s signing of resiliency bills

Albany, NY—On Friday, Governor Kathy Hochul signed two pieces of legislation supported strongly by Save the Sound: A05221A, the Living Shorelines bill, and S5400, the Flood Disclosure bill. (Read the Governor’s press release.) “After several years of work, we’re thrilled to see the Living Shorelines and Flood Disclosure bills become law,” said David Ansel, vice […]

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CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs Policy Director Advocates for Climate Action

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. Allison Pilcher, 26, is a policy director for […]

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Weekly Update: A Passion for Solutions

Doreen Abubakar Leads the Way How Doreen Abubakar Mobilizes People to Make Places  You’ve seen our blog posts highlighting the stories of young environmental leaders working to make positive change in Connecticut and New York. We’re now adding a new storytelling series that highlights the sustainability work of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) […]

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Save the Sound Supports Environmental Investments Outlined in NYS Governor Hochul’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2024

Larchmont, NY —In a Wednesday address in which she presented her executive budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2024, New York governor Kathy Hochul spoke of the need to meet a challenge “that affects everyone that lives on this earth – and that’s climate change.” Save the Sound endorses the Governor’s proposed cap-and-invest policy to reduce […]

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