PRESS RELEASE: Gov. Hochul Signs Suffolk County Water Quality Restoration Act into Law

Now, the county legislature must add referendum to the November ballot Larchmont, NY — Of the many reasons to head to Long Island at the start of Memorial Day Weekend, Governor Kathy Hochul picked a good one. She was in Babylon on Thursday morning to sign the Suffolk County Water Quality Restoration Act into law.  […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Releases 2023 Beach Grades in Advance of New Swimming Season

As beachgoers around Long Island Sound prepare for the arrival of Memorial Day Weekend and the start of a new swimming season, Save the Sound releases its 2023 Beach Grades on Sound Health Explorer. Before diving into the Sound this summer, we encourage everyone to dive into the water quality grades collected last summer at 197 […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Celebrate World Fish Migration Day Along the Farmington River

Enjoy time outdoors, and learn about the rivers near you through a fish’s point of view. Register here What: World Fish Migration Day: The Migration Celebration The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut and the Long Island Sound River Restoration Network (RRN), a collaborative group of Connecticut and New York-based conservation organizations, are hosting an event to […]

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NY Legislative Update: Many priorities remain, but not much time

This email was sent by David Ansel, our vice president of water protection. When policy intern Ella McGrail and I arrived at the Capitol on Monday, the clock was already ticking. Legislators had just returned to Albany after two weeks back home in their districts, and only 18 sessions remained on the legislative calendar. It […]

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Reconnected: Restoring the Rivers of Long Island Sound

On May 8, Laura Wildman, director of ecological restoration at Save the Sound, for becoming the first woman to receive the Fish Passage Distinguished Career Award at this year’s International Fish Passage Conference in Quebec City. She was chosen for her expertise in removing dams, rather than for researching or designing fishways – another first. The award, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Outcomes of the 2024 Connecticut Legislative Session

Failure to act on climate and environmental justice; wins for healthy waters and habitats; major environmental rights rollback defeated New Haven, CT. – The 2024 state legislative session followed the pattern of recent years, with laudable passage of multiple policies to protect public health, clean water, and habitats contrasting with yet another year of failure […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Bill to reduce toxic PFAS passes CT Senate; advocates urge House passage

(Hartford, CT) – Clean Water Action, Sierra Club, Save the Sound and Environment Connecticut, along with many other coalition partners, including the CT Union of Professional Firefighters Association, numerous local groups and health advocates, celebrated the strong bipartisan support and passage of Senate Bill 292, An Act Concerning The Use Of PFAS Chemicals In Certain Products […]

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A new season of the Unified Water Study is underway

A year ago, Ameera Khan was ready for the start of the Unified Water Study season, her first managing the field and group coordination elements of our Long Island Sound-wide water monitoring program. This year, she’s even more prepared. That’s what a season’s worth of experience will do for you. It’s not that she expects […]

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