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: New York State Awards Save the Sound $400,000 for Hutchinson River Watershed Planning in the Bronx

Larchmont, NY – New York State has granted $400,000 to Save the Sound to develop a watershed management for the Hutchinson River in the Bronx as part of a larger effort to clean up portions of the lower Hutchinson River that flows into Long Island Sound. The funding request was facilitated by Assembly Member Michael […]

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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: Updated Sound-wide beach grades released…just in time for Memorial Day weekend!

2021 LIS Beach Grades available on Sound Health Explorer See which regional beaches fare best; 10 Long Island Sound beaches receive D grades or lower LARCHMONT, NY—May 26, 2022—Save the Sound has released new Beach Grades for more than 200 Long Island Sound beaches on Sound Health Explorer. Save the Sound encourages people to dive into […]

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Save the Sound Policy Interns Celebrate Health Equity and Recap Community Benefit Programs Legislative Win

As mentioned in a previous blog post, the 2022 CT Legislative Session brought many wins for our climate, water, and wildlife protections. In addition to tackling such priorities, we weighed in on strengthening federal hospital community benefit agreements. Why? Because our organization is vested in promoting equitable outcomes for public health, as it relates to […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Launches Mill River Urban Waters Initiative: Community Outreach, Engagement, and Leadership Program

Fair Haven, CT – A new partnership between environmental and community groups has launched along the Mill River in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven. Save the Sound and nearly a dozen other partners, through the Urban Waters Initiative (UWI) administered by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), have initiated […]

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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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Rye Highschool Student Monitors Water Quality at Blind Brook Dam and Educates Peers on Dam Removal

Delia Bajuk, a junior at the Rye High School, started taking a specific action for the environment last December, monitoring water quality at the Blind Brook Dam in Rye, New York. She had been connected to Save the Sound through our Clean Water Rye community forum, where Katie Friedman, New York Ecological Restoration Program Manager, […]

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