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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Clean Water Digest: In the lab, on the water, and in the field

Summer Water Quality Work Gets Underway . . .  . . . In the lab On Monday, June 13, the John and Daria Barry Foundation Water Quality Laboratory became fully operational as the first samples of the 2022 seasonal water quality monitoring program arrived from Queens, the Bronx, and Westchester, NY, and Greenwich, CT. Our […]

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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: SAVE THE SOUND APPLAUDS AG TONG’S COMBATTING DECEPTIVE GREENWASHING PRACTICES

NEW HAVEN — Save the Sound applauds the important step taken Tuesday by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong to fight marketing practices that are deceptive to the public and destructive to the environment. The lawsuit against Reynolds Consumer Products for misleading labeling of its products will help hold corporations and manufacturers accountable for their behaviors […]

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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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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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