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Press Release: “This funding is more essential than ever;” LIS Restoration and Stewardship Act passes House on Monday

The Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act took one step closer to reauthorization on Monday, passing the House of Representatives in decisive, bipartisan fashion.  Sponsored by Representatives Nick LaLota of New York and Joe Courtney of Connecticut, HR 5441 provides $65 million in annual funding from 2024 through 2028 for the Long Island Sound […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Paddle for the Sound Event to Benefit the Health of Long Island Sound July 12 to 21

Join nature enthusiasts and environmental advocates in an exciting kayak, paddleboard, or canoe challenge to support a healthier Long Island Sound  NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Save the Sound is back for its ninth year of Paddle for the Sound! Whether you’re in for a leisurely paddle or looking to test your limits in a kayak, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound attorneys urge denial of new pipeline compressors in Connecticut

Iroquois ExC Project would hinder State’s emissions reduction goals and pose risks to public health  New Haven, CT—Save the Sound attorneys urged the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to deny permit applications for a natural gas compressor station in Brookfield. The proposed Iroquois ExC Project would drastically increase greenhouse gas emissions and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound responds to SCOTUS decision weakening agency powers

Adding to pattern of undermining regulations for environmental protections  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Supreme Court delivered a decision [https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/23pdf/22-451_7m58.pdf] in the companion cases of Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless v. Department of Commerce, overturning the Chevron deference doctrine—diminishing federal agencies’ ability to set and enforce policies, including vital environmental and public health […]

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PRESS RELEASE: SCOTUS blocks “Good Neighbor” rule intended to protect Connecticut and New York from Midwest pollution

Threatens New York and Connecticut with ozone pollution generated by upwind states New Haven, CT — Today, the Supreme Court of the United States temporarily blocked an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan to reduce air pollution from power plants and other industrial facilities that crosses state borders while litigation continues in the DC circuit. The […]

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Press Release: Advocates Critical of Call for Special Session During High Heat Days

(Hartford, CT) – Despite House Bill 5004 passing the House with overwhelming support and more than 70 co-sponsors during the regular session, and 58% of Connecticut residents believing the Governor should act on climate, the call for special session failed to include climate change legislation. “After several weeks of exchanging apparently hollow expressions of interest […]

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Fair Haven Community Events Activate UWI Haven and Exchange Park

Red clover, milkweed, and yarrow now grow at the corner of Haven and Exchange Street in Fair Haven. Once an underutilized, abandoned lot in the shadow of English Station, last year this space was transformed into the Mill River Trail Green Infrastructure Park and community rain garden as part of the Urban Waters Initiative project (UWI). […]

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Hidden Doors: An intern’s survival guide for the New York legislative session

Ella McGrail spent the 2024 legislative session as the New York policy intern for Save the Sound.  The front entrance of the New York State Capitol is impressive.   It is comprised of three enormous doors flanked by columns and crowned with copper lamps. The stairs leading up to the doors are made of gleaming white […]

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