August Climate Update: National Progress, Advancing Solar, and Youth Leaders

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Climate & Resiliency. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Protected Lands, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions. Federal Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act Yesterday, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% […]

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Save the Sound Intern Engages Youth with Recycling Education

In this blog crafted by our Summer Climate Policy Intern Adrienne Baxter, we recap a recycling education-focused workshop we co-hosted last month with the Nonprofit Accountability Group (NAG) and Sunrise Movement Connecticut. Our team would like to give a special thanks to NAG and Sunrise for their collaboration, and Adrienne for assembling recycling education materials […]

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August Lands Update: Land, Ho! We’re Saving the Sound by Land and by Sea

Your Weekly Digest of Save the Sound’s Action 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 Sailing Forward on Plum Island It’s an exciting time for all those who love […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound applauds $580 million commitment to water protection in CT

Pushes for future investment in stormwater infrastructure statewide NEW HAVEN—Save the Sound responded to an announcement made yesterday by Governor Ned Lamont that Connecticut will invest $507 million in municipal water pollution control projects, supplemented by $73 million in federal funding. The move will pour $580 million over two years into projects on the state’s […]

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Save the Sound calls for thorough environmental review of proposed Strong’s Yacht Center

Mattituck Creek is a tree-lined waterway, edged with salt marsh, that elbows its way around sandy beaches at its north end, where it enters Long Island Sound. The creek is home to terns, osprey, warblers, hawks, and owls, as well as other wildlife. Fishermen know it for jumbo fluke, scup, and striped bass. Residents along […]

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Clean Water Digest: Funds and Fun to be Had

Soundkeeper Team Hits the Road Soundkeeper headed to the U.S. Capitol Long Island Soundkeeper Bill Lucey and other representatives from the Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee went to Washington, D.C. recently with a big ask: an increase of federal funding for the Sound to $40 million. They came armed with stories of how […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Welcomes Laura Wildman as Regional Director of Ecological Restoration

New Haven, Conn. – Save the Sound has welcomed internationally-recognized restoration expert Laura Wildman to the team as the Regional Director of Ecological Restoration. Laura is leading our Ecological Restoration Program, representing the team at the organization’s executive level. She will work with the team’s project managers to provide leadership, support, and oversight of Save […]

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July Restoration Update: CT Cleanup Returns and $400,000 for the Bronx Watershed Plan

Three Habitat Heroes Bolster Connecticut Cleanup in Effort’s 20th Year Save the Sound has hosted nearly 1,000 cleanups in Connecticut as part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) since 2002. This 20th year, the program has broken a record with three leading sponsors, setting the 2022 Connecticut Cleanup up to be the biggest and best […]

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