2022 Long Island Sound Report Card is Out

WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LEVELING OFF, RISING WATER TEMPS RAISE CONCERN Modest Signs of Improvement in NYC, Even as Many Area Bays Struggle LARCHMONT, New York/NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — November 17, 2022 – Regional nonprofit environmental organization Save the Sound released the findings of its 2022 Long Island Sound Report Card on November 17. The biennial […]

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Save the Sound welcomes Denise Stranko as Vice President of Programs

NEW HAVEN, CT—Denise Stranko, an attorney and environmental consultant with more than 20 years of experience in legislative action and policy, has joined Save the Sound as its Vice President of Programs. Denise succeeds Leah Lopez Schmalz, who took on the role of Save the Sound’s president October 1. In her new role, based at […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Receives Support to Monitor and Investigate Blind Brook Dam at Rye High School for Potential Future Removal

Rye, New York – Save the Sound has been awarded $109,984 to initiate a dam removal feasibility study for the first dam on Blind Brook at Rye High School, in Rye, NY. The funding, provided through the Marine Habitat Tributary Restoration and Resiliency Grant funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, will […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound President Reflects on 10 Years of Hard Work Helping the Long Island Sound Region Recover from Superstorm Sandy

The upcoming 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy provides an opportunity for environmental leaders to reflect on the damage suffered by the Long Island Sound region on October 29, 2012, and also on a decade’s worth of necessary work making communities in New York and Connecticut more resilient in the face of climate change and severe […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Reaches Settlement with Town/Village of Harrison in Clean Water Act Enforcement Suit

Collaborative discussions yield resolution with sixth Westchester County-based municipality as Clean Water Act marks 50 years Larchmont, NY—Repairs to a sewer system that has been falling apart for decades will be made, and water quality restoration efforts will be funded, now that Save the Sound and the Town/Village of Harrison have reached a collaborative agreement. […]

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Curt’s Thank-You: 5 Years as Your Save the Sound President

Dear friends, The time has come! Today is my last day as president of Save the Sound. Tomorrow, October 1, our Vice President of Programs Leah Lopez Schmalz will succeed me. As I shared in June, when we first announced this transition, Leah was the unanimous choice of our Board to lead Save the Sound […]

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Press Release: Seabirds Rescued and Trash Collected During International Coastal Cleanup Weekend

New Haven, Conn. – From sandy beaches to urban harbors and all the way up to inland tributaries in northern Connecticut, over 700 Connecticut residents joined half a million others around the world for International Coastal Cleanup Day, September 17. This year Save the Sound and volunteers not only picked up hundreds of pounds of […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Reaches Stormwater Pollution Prevention Deals with Towns of Redding, Ridgefield

Collaborative discussions yield proposed consent decrees in two lawsuits with benefits for clean water and public health in the Norwalk River watershed New Haven, CT—A cleaner Norwalk River will be the result of collaborative agreements reached with the neighboring towns of Ridgefield and Redding following lawsuits Save the Sound filed under the Clean Water Act. […]

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