PRESS RELEASE: CT Legislative Session Ends with Climate Action, Water & Wildlife Protections

New Haven, Conn.—The 2022 session of the Connecticut legislature, marked by unusually early passage of several major climate bills, concluded Wednesday night. Despite unexpected drama over the budget adjustment bill in the final hours, which seemed to derail passage of several hoped-for bills, on the whole climate action and environmental advocacy rose to the challenge, […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound applauds Connecticut lawmakers for powerful support of environmental and climate initiatives in 2023 CT budget adjustment

Strengths include funding for climate education, open space, invasive species control, and more NEW HAVEN—The passage of Connecticut’s 2023 budget adjustment bill late Tuesday night brings powerful momentum to the drive toward more protected open space, cleaner water, and better climate education for the state’s future leaders—our children. Save the Sound thanks lawmakers and Governor […]

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Save the Sound Celebrates General Assembly’s Passage of S.B. 4 for Clean Transportation

Passage builds on momentum of yesterday’s Clean Energy Bills Hartford, CT – This afternoon, following 5 hours of debate, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed S.B. 4 An Act Concerning the Connecticut Clean Air Act in a 95-52 vote. This bill will reduce greenhouse gas and other polluting emissions from the transportation sector by strengthening […]

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Save the Sound Applauds CT Senate’s Passage of Clean Energy and Transportation Bills

Hartford, CT – Last night, the Connecticut Senate passed three key bills that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. If passed by the House and signed by Governor Lamont, SB 10 An Climate Concerning Climate Change Mitigation would require CT to supply 100% zero-carbon electricity to all customers by 2040, SB 176 […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Climate, Clean Water, Open Space Win in 2022-23 New York State Budget

New York’s new budget makes a powerful statement about the need for bold, concrete action to protect and preserve our natural resources. A $4.2 billion bond act intended to reduce flood risk, conserve open space, improve water quality, restore coastlines, and shore up infrastructure in the face of climate change is one of the highlights […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound’s new Climate Action Plan lays out urgent intersectional policy agenda for Connecticut

Action steps for the electricity, transportation, and buildings sectors will help meet state’s climate goals, improve public health, and increase equity. New Haven, Conn. – Save the Sound has released a major report on Connecticut’s climate, economy, and community well-being. “Climate Action Plan 2022: Cut Emissions & Build a Healthy Connecticut” examines the electricity, transportation, […]

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Legislators and advocates call for water protections on World Water Day

Hartford—Calling clean water “a human right” and “a gift of life,” state legislators and clean water advocates today called for the protection of our groundwater, rivers and streams, and Long Island Sound and addressed upcoming water-related legislation on road salts, well testing, and stormwater while celebrating World Water Day. “We have an important responsibility to […]

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Press Release: Historic Investments in Habitat Restoration, Clean Water, and More in Federal Funding Omnibus

Funded projects will benefit Queens, New Haven, Norwalk River, and the whole Long Island Sound region  New Haven, Conn. – On Tuesday, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act. This landmark, bipartisan bill increases budgets for the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior, and Department of Energy, and adds $1 million to the Long […]

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