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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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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Releases 2023 Connecticut Cleanup Data

Save the Sound’s new 2023 infographic looks at another year of Connecticut Cleanup data and continuing trends in trash. Save the Sound has been the official Connecticut coordinator for Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup for the past 22 years and is committed to a trash-free Long Island Sound region.  Present in our region’s streams, marshes, parks, and beaches, large […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement on “Good Neighbor” arguments in Supreme Court

Rule protects New York and Connecticut from ozone pollution generated in Midwest  New Haven, CT — On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United State heard oral arguments on challenges to an Environmental Protection Agency rule aimed at reducing ozone pollution from power plants and other industry. The policy, known as the “Good Neighbor” rule, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound to appeal FAA’s Tweed decision

Inadequate environmental assessment ignored significant threats  New Haven, CT — Save the Sound will appeal the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision accepting the Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on the proposed expansion of Tweed New Haven Airport, the New Haven-based environmental organization announced Tuesday evening.  On December 21, 2023, the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action releases 2024 legislative agenda

Accountability, renewable energy, efficiency top priority list New Haven, CT – Today, the Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action announced its legislative priorities for the 2024 legislative session. The Coalition, a broad-based group of more than 40 health care providers, scientists, environmental organizations, religious groups, and others representing more than 300,000 members, was formed one year […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound’s priority agenda for 2024 Connecticut legislative session

Climate accountability, clean cars, getting toxics out of water, protecting streams and wetlands, strengthening environmental justice top list New Haven, CT — Save the Sound today released its priorities for the 2024 Connecticut legislative session, one week ahead of the start of the February – May session. The agenda was previously shared with each member […]

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Connecticut Environmental Justice Advisory Council Members Urge a “YES” Vote on Clean Cars and Clean Trucks

Hartford, CT – A week ahead of the 2024 legislative session, members of the Connecticut Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Council (CEEJAC) have authored a letter to members of the Connecticut General Assembly urging a “YES” on the state’s proposed Clean Cars and Clean Trucks Standards within the first 30 days of session. CEEJAC members […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound applauds state legal action to enforce cleanup of English Station

Today, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong filed an enforcement action against United Illuminating over the company’s failure to complete state-ordered cleanup of the English Station power plant. The facility, located on an island in New Haven’s Mill River, has been shuttered for over three decades and is subject to a 2015 order from the Public […]

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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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