Save the Sound welcomes Denise Stranko as Vice President of Programs

NEW HAVEN, CT—Denise Stranko, an attorney and environmental consultant with more than 20 years of experience in legislative action and policy, has joined Save the Sound as its Vice President of Programs. Denise succeeds Leah Lopez Schmalz, who took on the role of Save the Sound’s president October 1. In her new role, based at […]

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Save the Sound Environmental Justice Specialist Joins GreenLatinos on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Environmental Justice

Polling shows an overwhelming majority of Latinx individuals say they have personally experienced the effects of the climate crisis. Ensuring the policies we advocate for includes the provisions necessary to ensure equitable and impactful outcomes for Latinx communities and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities is central to this work. In growing our partnerships […]

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August Climate Update: National Progress, Advancing Solar, and Youth Leaders

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Climate & Resiliency. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Protected Lands, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions. Federal Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act Yesterday, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

New Haven, CT – Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives joined the U.S. Senate in passing the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% below 2005 levels by 2030 through an unprecedented $369 billion investment in clean transportation and energy solutions, and advancing environmental justice. “We are pleased to see Congress finally take meaningful […]

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Sunrise CT Activist Advocates for Climate Action in Connecticut

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. Amelia Kearney is an 18-year-old incoming freshman at […]

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Press Release: CT Enviros Call for Aggressive Climate Action Despite Supreme Court Setback

New Haven, CT – Environmentalists rallied on the New Haven Green Friday evening in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in West Virginia v. EPA, calling on President Biden to appoint federal judges who will support climate action; on Congress and the Connecticut General Assembly to pass stronger climate protections, including providing stringent accountability […]

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Meet Save the Sound’s 2022 Interns and Seasonal Staff

Protecting and restoring our region’s environment is a team sport. And every summer, our Save the Sound team gets deeper and more talented with the addition of interns and seasonal staff. We’re excited to introduce you to our newest teammates, and give you a glimpse into what motivates them to join the fight to protect […]

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PRESS RELEASE: SAVE THE SOUND JOINS CT EQUITY & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ADVISORY COUNCIL

New Haven, CT – Last Friday, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced appointments to the Connecticut Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Council (CEEJAC), a new body formed to advise DEEP on current and historic environmental injustice, pollution reduction, energy equity, climate change mitigation and resiliency, health disparities, and racial inequity. One of […]

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