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2021 in Their Own Words: Save the Sound’s Year in Review

The heart of Save the Sound is people. People like our 4,700+ members who over the past year have raised their voices to protect the forests they love to hike, keep the beaches and riverbanks they gather at clear, and take deep, restorative breaths from the clean air they fought for. This year we were […]

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Our 2022 Legislative Agenda for Connecticut

Connecticut’s state legislative session begins February 9, and will run through May 4. It’s a “short session”—a year in which deadlines are tight and items with broad support and consensus tend to take priority. As with last year’s session, we anticipate that the 2022 session will be held virtually due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID. […]

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Youth Organizer Corina Chang Wins Save the Sound Eco Advocacy Award

Last year we established the Youth Eco Advocacy Corps to partner with young regional environmental activists. These emerging leaders meet monthly to learn advocacy skills, hone their stories, and take action together for a more sustainable future. One such young leader is Corina Chang, a youth organizer with West Hartford Climate Projects. West Hartford Climate […]

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Save the Sound supports New York Governor Hochul’s bold environmental agenda in State of the State

On Wednesday, January 5, New York Governor Kathy Hochul delivered a bold State of the State address, with an ambitious environmental agenda to combat climate change and make major investments in clean energy infrastructure. Most exciting was the proposal to increase the Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Bond Act (formerly the Environmental Bond […]

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Meet Save the Sound’s Attorneys

You know Save the Sound has a strong legal team that uses environmental law to protect your air and water and the natural places you love. But did you know they’re not the only attorneys in the organization? With a dozen lawyers on our staff and board, legal expertise is deeply embedded throughout our programs […]

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University of New Haven Student Researcher Studies The Effects of Climate Change on Long Island Sound’s Algae

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness. Climate change will continue to impact Connecticut in […]

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Hartford, CT – In a press conference this morning, Governor Ned Lamont announced an executive order putting forward the 23 recommendations made by the Governor’s Council on Climate Change in their January 2021 report, Taking Action on Climate Change and Building a More Resilient Connecticut for All.  The recommendations are designed to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and make our state more resilient to the impacts of climate […]

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Save the Sound Takes Connecticut-wide Legal Action for Clean Water

Clean Water Act Enforcement Action against Middletown, Redding, Ridgefield, and Burlington New Haven, Connecticut – Residents throughout Connecticut are facing unhealthy, polluted rivers and streams. Save the Sound has filed Clean Water Act Enforcement Actions against Middletown, Redding, Ridgefield, and Burlington for failing to meet their Clean Water Act obligations to provide swimmable, fishable waters […]

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