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Press Release: Save the Sound urges FAA to prepare Environmental Impact Statement on proposed Tweed-New Haven Airport expansion

Raises concerns about wetland loss and impacts of flooding, sea-level rise, and pollution on environment and neighborhoods NEW HAVEN—Save the Sound yesterday sent a letter to the New England Region’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) office, warning of a flawed environmental review process and urging the FAA to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Climate, Clean Water, Open Space Win in 2022-23 New York State Budget

New York’s new budget makes a powerful statement about the need for bold, concrete action to protect and preserve our natural resources. A $4.2 billion bond act intended to reduce flood risk, conserve open space, improve water quality, restore coastlines, and shore up infrastructure in the face of climate change is one of the highlights […]

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Delia Bajuk, student volunteer at Rye High School, fills water quality sample bottle at Blind Brook Dam.

Rye Highschool Student Monitors Water Quality at Blind Brook Dam and Educates Peers on Dam Removal

Delia Bajuk, a junior at the Rye High School, started taking a specific action for the environment last December, monitoring water quality at the Blind Brook Dam in Rye, New York. She had been connected to Save the Sound through our Clean Water Rye community forum, where Katie Friedman, New York Ecological Restoration Program Manager, […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound’s new Climate Action Plan lays out urgent intersectional policy agenda for Connecticut

Action steps for the electricity, transportation, and buildings sectors will help meet state’s climate goals, improve public health, and increase equity. New Haven, Conn. – Save the Sound has released a major report on Connecticut’s climate, economy, and community well-being. “Climate Action Plan 2022: Cut Emissions & Build a Healthy Connecticut” examines the electricity, transportation, […]

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Press Release: Legislators, Enviros, Business Leaders, Youth, and Medical Professionals Call on State Legislature to Commit CT to a Clean Energy Future

Hartford, CT – Bills requiring 100% clean electricity by 2040, raising solar program caps, and reducing emissions from medium and heavy-duty vehicles have made it out of their respective committees in this year’s legislative session. Now, environmental advocates, joined by supportive legislators, business leaders, medical professionals, and young people, are calling on the General Assembly […]

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Plum Island scientific dive report catalogs 126 species of flora and fauna, “a surprising diversity of life”

Southold, NY—The results of a 2021 scientific dive off the coast of Plum Island, NY, were released today, providing a deeper understanding of findings from an earlier dive and documenting 126 species of plants and animals beneath the surface of Long Island Sound. The report, “Survey of Plum Island’s Subtidal Marine Habitats,” was prepared by […]

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Citywide Youth Coalition Organizer Advocates for a Clean and Dignified Future for New Haven

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. Dave Cruz-Bustamante (he/him/they/them) is a self-identified queer, working-class […]

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Legislators and advocates call for water protections on World Water Day

Hartford—Calling clean water “a human right” and “a gift of life,” state legislators and clean water advocates today called for the protection of our groundwater, rivers and streams, and Long Island Sound and addressed upcoming water-related legislation on road salts, well testing, and stormwater while celebrating World Water Day. “We have an important responsibility to […]

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