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Press Release: TCI Momentum Continues: Middletown is Fifth Large Municipality to Pass Resolution in Support of Transportation & Climate Initiative

Hartford, CT – Last month, Governor Ned Lamont effectively took the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) off the table for the 2022 legislative session, although he later said he would sign a bill if it reached his desk. This delay has led to setbacks in fellow TCI states and, if not countered by aggressive climate action […]

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Press Release: Advocates Call on Lamont, CT Lawmakers to Keep Their Commitments on TCI

13 Environmental, Transit, and Social-Justice Focused Organizations Urge Meaningful Action on Climate Change in 2022 Hartford, CT- The decision to pause Connecticut’s implementation of the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) has had a domino effect on the region, underscoring the important role our state plays in addressing the climate crisis. Lawmakers have missed a critical […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound on TCI: “Climate change won’t wait for when it’s politically convenient”

New Haven, Conn. – Today Governor Ned Lamont told reporters he is no longer pursuing passage of the Transportation and Climate Initiative, a policy that has been a top priority of his administration. Save the Sound Climate and Energy Attorney Charles Rothenberger responds: “The governor’s apparent abandonment of his top climate priority is incredibly disappointing. […]

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Youth Organizer Advocates for West Hartford to Declare a Climate Emergency Resolution

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. A Climate Emergency Resolution (CER) is a piece […]

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Press Release: TCI Momentum Grows: New Haven is Latest Municipality to Pass Resolution in Support of Transportation & Climate Initiative

Hartford, CT – With a unanimous vote of the New Haven Board of Alders, last night New Haven became the latest Connecticut municipality to pass a resolution in support of the regional cap-and-invest program, the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). Town and city leaders have stressed that they see supporting TCI as part of their […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Legal Victory for Oswegatchie Hills

Judge denies developer’s attempt to re-zone entire property for project that would cause well-recognized and substantial environmental impacts East Lyme, Conn. – In long-awaited victory for conservation of East Lyme’s Oswegatchie Hills and the Niantic River, a judge has ruled in favor of three organizations seeking to protect 236 acres of coastal forest threatened with […]

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Recapping Save the Sound’s Annual Meeting: The Future of Environmentalism

Couldn’t make this year’s Annual Meeting? Read on for this year’s highlights. On Thursday, October 7, we held Save the Sound’s Annual Meeting. The theme this year was “The Future of Environmentalism” with special keynote speaker Co-Founder and Executive Director of Intersectional Environmentalist Diandra Marizet Esparza. Save the Sound Board Chair Todd Cort opened the […]

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New Haven Climate Movement Organizer Advocates for Intersectional Climate 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. Tackling the climate crisis requires a village, or […]

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