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Press Release: Senator Blumenthal Urges President to Preserve Plum Island

Senator Murphy Visits Plum, Pushes for Preservation Southold, NY—Both of Connecticut’s U.S. Senators this week threw their support behind the preservation of Plum Island. Senator Richard Blumenthal wrote to the White House, urging President Biden’s “strong support in the preservation and conservation of Plum Island.” The senator argued that naming Plum Island a National Monument […]

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August Legal Update: Protecting Clean Water & Open Space for Your Communities

Your Weekly Digest of Save the Sound’s Action Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Legal Actions. Read other recent updates on our blog: Healthy Waters, Climate & Resiliency, Ecological Restoration, Protected Lands. As summers get longer and hotter, it’s more important than ever for people in […]

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Suffolk County Legislature

Press Statement: Suffolk County Legislature United in Asking President to Preserve Plum Island

Southold, NY—All 18 members of the Suffolk County Legislature have signed a letter to President Biden, urging him to preserve Plum Island by declaring it a National Monument. In their letter, legislators noted they are “proud to have had such an important institution” as the Plum Island Animal Disease Center “located in Suffolk County for […]

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August Clean Water Update: Lab preparations, green recommendations, and salutations!

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Clean Water. Read other recent updates on our blog: Protected Lands, Ecological Restoration, Legal Actions, and Climate. Open for Business  A new lab facility in Hamden, CT, expands capabilities for fecal indicator bacteria monitoring For a couple of years, a perfectly usable space sat […]

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Putting Mount Vernon on the Map

It wasn’t like Marissa Glaze had never experienced pollution before. She’d seen trash littering the sidewalks of her new neighborhood when she first moved to Mount Vernon, NY, just as she’d seen it back in Jamaica, where she lived for the first dozen or so years of her life. She couldn’t ignore discarded cans and […]

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Fish Die Offs: What You Need to Know

From a distance, they could easily be mistaken for discarded trash bobbing on the surface of the water. When you get closer, though, and get a better look, you realize what you’re looking at: dead fish, often Atlantic menhaden (aka bunker). It can be a troubling sight, for sure, especially when it’s more than a […]

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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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