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Press Release: TCI Excluded from Agenda as Governor Lamont Issues Call for Special Session

New Haven, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today called the Connecticut General Assembly to meet in a limited special session beginning Monday, September 27, 2021, for the sole purpose of approving a renewal of the declaration of public health and civil preparedness emergencies that were issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lack of […]

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University of Connecticut Engineering Student Creates Food-To-Fuel Program

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. It is estimated that 40% of the U.S. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Win for Sewage-Free Waters in Westchester

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2021 Contacts: Laura McMillan, lmcmillan@savethesound.orgMartin Hain, mhain@savethesound.org Save the Sound Win for Sewage-Free Waters in Westchester Federal Judge Declines to Relieve New Rochelle, Pelham Manor, Larchmont, and Town of Mamaroneck of Responsibility for Sewage Pollution; Save the Sound’s Case Can Proceed Mamaroneck, NY – Save the Sound announced today that […]

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Press Release: Bronin, Docs, Biz, Enviros Call on CGA to Pass TCI in Special Session

Hartford, CT – Today, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin joined Save the Sound, members of the Connecticut TCI Coalition (representing nearly 100 advocates and supporters), businesses, and healthcare professionals at Union Station in Hartford to call on the Connecticut General Assembly to reconvene for a special session to pass the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) legislation […]

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Press Release: CT Is Failing Residents on Climate Action, New State Report Shows

Legislative action on TCI imperative in 2021 special session; new climate accountability provisions needed in 2022 session. New Haven, Conn. – Today, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection released its greenhouse gas emissions inventory for 2018, the most recent data available. It highlights that not only do emissions from the transportation sector remain […]

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Press Release: Hydroland fails to act, 2021 fish run fails at Kinneytown Dam

Seymour, CT – Extensive photographic and video documentation gathered this spring by environmental organizations Save the Sound and the Naugatuck River Revival Group (NRRG), coupled with annual fish counts from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), have demonstrated that sea-run migratory fish trying to ascend the Naugatuck River to spawn were once […]

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Elsa Foreshadows Climate Change’s Human and Environmental Impacts

Tropical Storm Elsa made landfall in the Long Island Sound region in the early hours of Friday, July 9, dropping between 1.5 and 5 inches of rain on communities in New York and Connecticut in less than 12 hours. This resulted in coastal and inland flooding, road closures, rescues of several people from vehicles, and […]

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Press Release: Scientists Dive to Grow Understanding of Plum Island Biodiversity

NY Natural Heritage Program, Save the Sound, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and more collaborate to deepen understanding of fragile underwater habitats Orient Point, NY – This week, divers have been conducting a scientific dive using SCUBA in New York State waters off Plum Island, NY, to deepen our shared understanding of the island’s underwater habitats and […]

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