PRESS RELEASE: Connecticut Environmental Justice Advisory Council Members Urge a “YES” Vote on Clean Cars and Clean Trucks

Hartford, CT – A week ahead of the 2024 legislative session, members of the Connecticut Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Council (CEEJAC) have authored a letter to members of the Connecticut General Assembly urging a “YES” on the state’s proposed Clean Cars and Clean Trucks Standards within the first 30 days of session. CEEJAC members […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Climate Coalition: Greenhouse gas inventory shows need for urgent action

New Haven, CT—Members of the CT Coalition for Climate Action have reviewed the 1990-2021 Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory, released by the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this morning, and found the report supports the urgency of legislative action this spring. Connecticut’s latest greenhouse gas inventory asserts that the state has met its […]

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Save the Sound’s response to environmental spending in Governor Lamont’s 2024-25 budget proposal 

“This is my budget, and within it our values, each and every one aimed squarely at economic growth and inclusive opportunity,” Governor Ned Lamont told a joint convention of the CT General Assembly when he presented his 2024-25 proposed state budget on February 8 at the Hartford Capitol.  It includes $198.6 million in FY 2024 and […]

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New Haven Climathon Brings Community Together to Take Climate Change Action

On October 29, Save the Sound joined this grassroots initiative hosted by, Reimagining New Haven in the Era of Climate Change and The Narrative Project, with countless local partners including Artspace, City of New Haven, City Seed, CIRCA, NOAA, and Junta for Progressive Action. Over 140 participants gathered at the John Martinez Elementary School for […]

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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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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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Press Release: Legislators, Transit Workers, Environmental, and Community Leaders Promote Public Transit as a Civil Right in Honor of Rosa Parks’ Birthday

Environmental, legislative, labor, and community allies held a press conference on February 4, 2022, to call for increased investment in public transportation to improve access, air quality, and equity. The virtual event was in honor of Transit Equity Day, held annually on Rosa Parks’ birthday. Transit Equity Day is a multi-collaborative effort to promote public […]

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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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