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Save the Sound Policy Interns Celebrate Health Equity and Recap Community Benefit Programs Legislative Win

As mentioned in a previous blog post, the 2022 CT Legislative Session brought many wins for our climate, water, and wildlife protections. In addition to tackling such priorities, we weighed in on strengthening federal hospital community benefit agreements. Why? Because our organization is vested in promoting equitable outcomes for public health, as it relates to […]

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The Disappearing Fish

You might think you’ve heard this one before — a story of the fish that got away.   But trust us, you haven’t.  Of course, that’s what every fish tale spinner would have you believe. They lure you with details of the setting, hook you with the stakes of the struggle, and then reel you […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Stony Creek’s New “Save the Sound Light Lager” Supports Our Mission

BRANFORD, CONN. – May 12, 2022 – Stony Creek Brewery, a leading regional craft brewery located in Branford, Connecticut, announces today the release of its new Save the Sound Light Lager. This new beer, developed in collaboration with regional environmental nonprofit Save the Sound, will highlight the value of shared natural resources and raise money […]

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Ratepayers shouldn’t be first option for municipalities funding expensive compliance projects

Municipalities across the United States, including many here in New York and Connecticut, are currently in violation of the Clean Water Act. In this blog post, Madeline Collins, Esq., a Save the Sound legal intern and Vermont Law LLM student, examines the flaws in the EPA’s recent guidance for clean water enforcement, and what should be done to draft guidance that better protects communities’ health and advances equity.

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PRESS RELEASE: CT Legislative Session Ends with Climate Action, Water & Wildlife Protections

New Haven, Conn.—The 2022 session of the Connecticut legislature, marked by unusually early passage of several major climate bills, concluded Wednesday night. Despite unexpected drama over the budget adjustment bill in the final hours, which seemed to derail passage of several hoped-for bills, on the whole climate action and environmental advocacy rose to the challenge, […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound applauds Connecticut lawmakers for powerful support of environmental and climate initiatives in 2023 CT budget adjustment

Strengths include funding for climate education, open space, invasive species control, and more NEW HAVEN—The passage of Connecticut’s 2023 budget adjustment bill late Tuesday night brings powerful momentum to the drive toward more protected open space, cleaner water, and better climate education for the state’s future leaders—our children. Save the Sound thanks lawmakers and Governor […]

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Save the Sound Celebrates General Assembly’s Passage of S.B. 4 for Clean Transportation

Passage builds on momentum of yesterday’s Clean Energy Bills Hartford, CT – This afternoon, following 5 hours of debate, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed S.B. 4 An Act Concerning the Connecticut Clean Air Act in a 95-52 vote. This bill will reduce greenhouse gas and other polluting emissions from the transportation sector by strengthening […]

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Save the Sound Applauds CT Senate’s Passage of Clean Energy and Transportation Bills

Hartford, CT – Last night, the Connecticut Senate passed three key bills that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. If passed by the House and signed by Governor Lamont, SB 10 An Climate Concerning Climate Change Mitigation would require CT to supply 100% zero-carbon electricity to all customers by 2040, SB 176 […]

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Bass-A-Palooza XV - Our 15th annual Catch-and-Release Fishing Tournament is back and better than ever. Get ready for a day of wrangling to compete for biggest catch followed by an award ceremony and after-party at Ischoda Yacht Club in Norwalk. Whether you’ll be spending the morning fishing or just joining us for the afternoon afterparty, you won’t want to miss this year’s event.

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