Press Release: Save the Sound Reaches Settlement with Four Municipalities of the New Rochelle Sewer District

A collaborative agreement has been reached between Save the Sound and the four municipal members of the New Rochelle Sewer District (NRSD): the City of New Rochelle, the Town of Mamaroneck, the Village of Larchmont, and the Village of Pelham Manor. This settlement is the most recent to be struck in a case dating back […]

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2023 Year in Review

As we bid farewell to another impactful year, we extend our deepest gratitude to every one of you—our invaluable members, supporters, advocates, and volunteers. Your commitment to the well-being of our environment has been the driving force behind our successes. Whether it was picking up beach litter, signing petitions for land restoration or climate action, […]

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A ghost story on Capitol Hill

Around a rectangle of tables they sat, members of Congress and their staffs alongside leaders of environmental groups, filling a conference room in the United States Capitol six days before Halloween. And they listened as Emma DeLoughry told them a ghost story. “I felt like I had everyone’s attention,” said Emma, our Associate Soundkeeper, who […]

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Climate Week NYC 2023: The time to talk Renewable Rikers is now

The collective voice of New Yorkers has filled City Hall Park for centuries. It was where they protested the Stamp Act in 1765 and raised the first Liberty Pole a year later. On July 9, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read there, in the presence of General George Washington. In the late morning of […]

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See something? Smell something? Say something, so we can do something

National Water Quality Month began for Peter Linderoth, our director of water quality, with a halting message. He arrived to our office in Larchmont on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 1, settled in behind his desk, and checked his email. Near the top of his inbox was an audio file of a voicemail, forwarded by […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the L.I.E.

Last Wednesday, June 21, was the longest day. That’s not hyperbole. The sun rose over West Shore Road at 5:23 a.m. and didn’t slide beyond the horizon until 8:30 p.m., giving the people of Port Washington, NY, a full 15 hours and seven minutes of daylight – more than they’ll enjoy on any other day […]

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Three Opportunities, Six Lakes

Will Hamden ever get its Six Lakes Park? Justin Farmer has lived 24 of his 28 years on the same block in Hamden’s Newhall neighborhood. For the past six years, he’s also served as its councilperson on the town’s Legislative Council. When he looks at the 102 acres of ponds and forest owned by the […]

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Two Weeks Noted: What I Learned in My Short Time at Save the Sound

By Charlie Wortman I am a senior at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden, CT. Every senior at my school is required to complete an internship or project in the month of May, after final exams are completed. I am hoping to pursue some sort of Earth Science concentration at Brown University, which made […]

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