Weekly Update: Starting 2023 with a Bang!

Restoration projects receive impressive support from Congress  Our region’s environmental champions in Congress came through for the Sound! Three of our ecological restoration projects and one Long Island Sound-wide program have received federal funding in the 2023 spending package passed last month. We are thankful to Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand from New York and Connecticut’s Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris […]

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Press Release: Elected Officials and Environmental Justice Advocates Call on Gov. Lamont and CGA to Strengthen Environmental Justice Statute

Hartford, CT – Today environmentalists were joined by elected officials and organizations representing labor, racial justice, faith, and health professionals in submitting a letter to Governor Ned Lamont and the Connecticut General Assembly requesting legislative action on a stronger environmental justice (EJ) law for the State of Connecticut. Section 22a-20a of Connecticut’s General Statutes requires […]

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Weekly Update: Opening Day in Albany and Hartford

To a baseball fan, they are the two most hopeful words in the English language: Opening Day. They signal the arrival of a new 162-game season, and optimism abounds.   It’s no different in the world of that other venerable American institution, representative government. When Opening Day arrived last Wednesday in Hartford, and a promising new […]

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Climate Activists Win Eco Advocate Awards from Save the Sound

In 2021, we established the Youth Eco Advocacy Corps to partner with young environmental activists across the region. These emerging leaders, (led by Save the Sound environmental justice specialist Alex Rodriguez,) meet monthly to learn advocacy skills, hone their stories, and take action together for a more sustainable future. The Eco Advocate Award is an […]

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2022 Year in Review: Landmarks

Our 50th year has been a momentous one at Save the Sound! We marked not only that anniversary, but also the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the 35th of the Soundkeeper program, and the 20th of our CT Cleanups. In October, longtime Board member Barbara David retired from our Board and Curt Johnson […]

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Save the Sound samples a gumbo of presentations at national estuaries conference

When you’re getting your first taste of New Orleans, you want it to taste like New Orleans. Which is why the first-timers on our water quality team – director of water quality Peter Linderoth, laboratory manager Elena Colon, and clean water advocate Sam Marquand – were so excited to sample the local flavor during their […]

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Connecticut Energy Dockets Update: Clean Energy Grew in 2022

As we close out another year, we are happy to report on the continued progress being made in Connecticut. Thanks to your support, the transition to a clean energy economy continues to accelerate each year! From purchasing an electric vehicle, to installing solar panels, to taking advantage of a battery storage system, there are more […]

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Young Activist Promotes Environmental Justice Through Art and Storytelling

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. N’Dea Tucker sees her art as a means […]

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