Running on Sunshine: The first weeks with my new EV

Kathy Czepiel, Save the Sound’s land protection manager, gives an honest assessment of her experience with electric vehicle shopping, charging, and more. You can help bring EVs to more people in Connecticut by connecting with your legislators here. I am never an early adopter. For years, my husband and I have been driving vehicles built […]

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Connecticut Energy Dockets Update: Clean Energy Grew in 2022

As we close out another year, we are happy to report on the continued progress being made in Connecticut. Thanks to your support, the transition to a clean energy economy continues to accelerate each year! From purchasing an electric vehicle, to installing solar panels, to taking advantage of a battery storage system, there are more […]

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Save the Sound Applauds CT Senate’s Passage of Clean Energy and Transportation Bills

Hartford, CT – Last night, the Connecticut Senate passed three key bills that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. If passed by the House and signed by Governor Lamont, SB 10 An Climate Concerning Climate Change Mitigation would require CT to supply 100% zero-carbon electricity to all customers by 2040, SB 176 […]

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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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Save the Sound supports New York Governor Hochul’s bold environmental agenda in State of the State

On Wednesday, January 5, New York Governor Kathy Hochul delivered a bold State of the State address, with an ambitious environmental agenda to combat climate change and make major investments in clean energy infrastructure. Most exciting was the proposal to increase the Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Bond Act (formerly the Environmental Bond […]

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Priorities for CT’s Special Legislative Session

As of this writing, Connecticut’s state legislators are preparing to enter special session, a rare opportunity to make progress on environmental laws outside of the regular annual spring session. Among the topics they’re considering, Save the Sound has identified three high priorities for substantial and timely environmental action. Use our easy form to share your […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Energy Funds appeal gets oral argument in NYC

In late December, attorneys undertook an important milestone in our fight for the energy efficiency and clean energy funds that save you money and reduce climate emissions. Read about it in our press release below, or in the CT Law Tribune (PDF).   December 20, 2019 U.S. Court of Appeals Hears Appeal for Return of […]

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2019 Year in Review: The Difference We’re Making Together

There’s one great truth about our environment: it’s all connected. Streams flow from forested hills to rivers to our drinking water reservoirs or our beaches. Winds blow clean air or smog through our neighborhoods. Fish swim from the Atlantic, through Long Island Sound, and upstream to local ponds to start their life cycles anew. And […]

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