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PRESS RELEASE: CT Coalition for Climate Action Supports HB 5004

Applauds provisions in raised bill that respond to the majority of Connecticut residents’ demand for climate action New Haven, CT – Today the Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action voiced its support for  Raised Bill HB 5004, a Connecticut General Assembly Environment Committee Bill. The Coalition, a broad-based group of more than 40 health care providers, […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound, Village of Mamaroneck Reach New Agreement in Longstanding Clean Water Act Case

After commitments made in a 2017 Consent Order went unfulfilled by established deadlines, Save the Sound and the Village of Mamaroneck have reached a new amended agreement in a suit involving violations of the Clean Water Act that dates back to 2015.   Through years of remediation work, the Village has already completed $6.5 million worth […]

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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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PRESS RELEASE: 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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