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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound announces fall leadership transition in 50th year

This October, Curt Johnson will retire as president of Save the Sound and Leah Lopez Schmalz will assume leadership of the 50-year-old regional environmental nonprofit.

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August Climate Update: National Progress, Advancing Solar, and Youth Leaders

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Climate & Resiliency. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Protected Lands, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions. Federal Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act Yesterday, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% […]

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Scholar-Activist Unites Her Community Around Environmental Justice

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. Katharine “Kat” Morris is a 24-year-old scholar-activist for […]

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Save the Sound Intern Engages Youth with Recycling Education

In this blog crafted by our Summer Climate Policy Intern Adrienne Baxter, we recap a recycling education-focused workshop we co-hosted last month with the Nonprofit Accountability Group (NAG) and Sunrise Movement Connecticut. Our team would like to give a special thanks to NAG and Sunrise for their collaboration, and Adrienne for assembling recycling education materials […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

New Haven, CT – Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives joined the U.S. Senate in passing the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% below 2005 levels by 2030 through an unprecedented $369 billion investment in clean transportation and energy solutions, and advancing environmental justice. “We are pleased to see Congress finally take meaningful […]

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Press Release: Momentum for Climate Action Grows as 28 Connecticut Municipalities Pass Pro Climate Resolutions

New Haven, CT – With a vote of the Greenwich Board of Selectmen, yesterday the Town of Greenwich has become the 28th Connecticut municipality to pass a climate action resolution. Momentum to elevate climate change as an emergency through local civic action comes at a time when the state is not on track to meet […]

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Plum Island lighthouse

August Lands Update: Land, Ho! We’re Saving the Sound by Land and by Sea

Your Weekly Digest of Save the Sound’s Action Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Protected Lands. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Climate & Resiliency, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions Sailing Forward on Plum Island It’s an exciting time for all those who love […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound applauds $580 million commitment to water protection in CT

Pushes for future investment in stormwater infrastructure statewide NEW HAVEN—Save the Sound responded to an announcement made yesterday by Governor Ned Lamont that Connecticut will invest $507 million in municipal water pollution control projects, supplemented by $73 million in federal funding. The move will pour $580 million over two years into projects on the state’s […]

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Save the Sound calls for thorough environmental review of proposed Strong’s Yacht Center

Mattituck Creek is a tree-lined waterway, edged with salt marsh, that elbows its way around sandy beaches at its north end, where it enters Long Island Sound. The creek is home to terns, osprey, warblers, hawks, and owls, as well as other wildlife. Fishermen know it for jumbo fluke, scup, and striped bass. Residents along […]

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