The Disappearing Fish

You might think you’ve heard this one before — a story of the fish that got away.   But trust us, you haven’t.  Of course, that’s what every fish tale spinner would have you believe. They lure you with details of the setting, hook you with the stakes of the struggle, and then reel you […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Stony Creek’s New “Save the Sound Light Lager” Supports Our Mission

BRANFORD, CONN. – May 12, 2022 – Stony Creek Brewery, a leading regional craft brewery located in Branford, Connecticut, announces today the release of its new Save the Sound Light Lager. This new beer, developed in collaboration with regional environmental nonprofit Save the Sound, will highlight the value of shared natural resources and raise money […]

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Ratepayers shouldn’t be first option for municipalities funding expensive compliance projects

Municipalities across the United States, including many here in New York and Connecticut, are currently in violation of the Clean Water Act. In this blog post, Madeline Collins, Esq., a Save the Sound legal intern and Vermont Law LLM student, examines the flaws in the EPA’s recent guidance for clean water enforcement, and what should be done to draft guidance that better protects communities’ health and advances equity.

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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 applauds Connecticut lawmakers for powerful support of environmental and climate initiatives in 2023 CT budget adjustment

Strengths include funding for climate education, open space, invasive species control, and more NEW HAVEN—The passage of Connecticut’s 2023 budget adjustment bill late Tuesday night brings powerful momentum to the drive toward more protected open space, cleaner water, and better climate education for the state’s future leaders—our children. Save the Sound thanks lawmakers and Governor […]

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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: Climate, Clean Water, Open Space Win in 2022-23 New York State Budget

New York’s new budget makes a powerful statement about the need for bold, concrete action to protect and preserve our natural resources. A $4.2 billion bond act intended to reduce flood risk, conserve open space, improve water quality, restore coastlines, and shore up infrastructure in the face of climate change is one of the highlights […]

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Legislators and advocates call for water protections on World Water Day

Hartford—Calling clean water “a human right” and “a gift of life,” state legislators and clean water advocates today called for the protection of our groundwater, rivers and streams, and Long Island Sound and addressed upcoming water-related legislation on road salts, well testing, and stormwater while celebrating World Water Day. “We have an important responsibility to […]

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