Young Medical Professional Commits Herself to Sustainability and Health Equity

Miah Crossen, 24, received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Rutgers University, where she became interested in the intersection between public health and environmental justice. Crossen currently works as a medical assistant at a surgical center specializing in pain management. In the environmental sphere, Crossen’s passion lies in biological research. She received an ecological […]

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September Lands Update: Celebrate Your Success on Land Conservation

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Protected Lands. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Climate & Resiliency, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions Deer Lake a done deal! Deer Lake was sparkling and so were the smiles on the faces of those who gathered on […]

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One Cleanup at a Time: Working to Reduce Plastic Pollution in Connecticut

As part of Save the Sound’s commitment to reducing plastic waste in our rivers and streams, our Climate and Policy interns, Nicole Freitas and Prabisha Bhandari, have written a four-part blog series focused on plastic reduction through local initiatives and policies. The key findings of this series will inform equitable and effective decisions on reducing […]

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Press Release: Over 82 acres of Connecticut Water Company property in Naugatuck, Killingworth, Bethany, and Prospect headed toward permanent conservation

NEW HAVEN AND CLINTON, CT— Connecticut Water Company has finalized memoranda of agreement (MOAs) with the Borough of Naugatuck, the Town of Prospect, the Killingworth Land Conservation Trust, and the Bethany Land Trust to transfer a total of six parcels which are no longer needed for water supply purposes to be permanently preserved as open […]

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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 urges FAA to prepare Environmental Impact Statement on proposed Tweed-New Haven Airport expansion

Raises concerns about wetland loss and impacts of flooding, sea-level rise, and pollution on environment and neighborhoods NEW HAVEN—Save the Sound yesterday sent a letter to the New England Region’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) office, warning of a flawed environmental review process and urging the FAA to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the […]

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Save the Sound supports New York Governor Hochul’s bold environmental agenda in State of the State

On Wednesday, January 5, New York Governor Kathy Hochul delivered a bold State of the State address, with an ambitious environmental agenda to combat climate change and make major investments in clean energy infrastructure. Most exciting was the proposal to increase the Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Bond Act (formerly the Environmental Bond […]

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Press Release: Hydroland fails to act, 2021 fish run fails at Kinneytown Dam

Seymour, CT – Extensive photographic and video documentation gathered this spring by environmental organizations Save the Sound and the Naugatuck River Revival Group (NRRG), coupled with annual fish counts from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), have demonstrated that sea-run migratory fish trying to ascend the Naugatuck River to spawn were once […]

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