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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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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PRESS RELEASE: POTUS UNVEILS EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON CLIMATE AMIDST BIG POLLUTER OPPOSITION TO CLIMATE AGENDA

New Haven, CT – Today, President Joe Biden announced new executive actions to combat the climate crisis amidst major climate set-backs in Congress and the Supreme Court. The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on West Virginia v. EPA, stripped away the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon pollution from fossil fuel-burning power plants. President […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Welcomes Laura Wildman as Regional Director of Ecological Restoration

New Haven, Conn. – Save the Sound has welcomed internationally-recognized restoration expert Laura Wildman to the team as the Regional Director of Ecological Restoration. Laura is leading our Ecological Restoration Program, representing the team at the organization’s executive level. She will work with the team’s project managers to provide leadership, support, and oversight of Save […]

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Press Release: Three Habitat Heroes Bolster 2022 Connecticut Cleanup in Effort’s 20th Year

Subaru of New England returns as a lead sponsor, joined by Oris and Barrett Outdoor Communications New Haven, Conn. – Save the Sound has coordinated the statewide Connecticut Cleanup as part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) since 2002. With the help of many sponsors and local volunteer organizers (aka Cleanup Captains), Save […]

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Press Release: CT Enviros Call for Aggressive Climate Action Despite Supreme Court Setback

New Haven, CT – Environmentalists rallied on the New Haven Green Friday evening in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in West Virginia v. EPA, calling on President Biden to appoint federal judges who will support climate action; on Congress and the Connecticut General Assembly to pass stronger climate protections, including providing stringent accountability […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Denounces West Virginia v. EPA Decision

Today the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled key elements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon emissions of fossil-fuel burning power plants under the Clean Air Act through its ruling on West Virginia v. EPA.

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