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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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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Meet Save the Sound’s 2022 Interns and Seasonal Staff

Protecting and restoring our region’s environment is a team sport. And every summer, our Save the Sound team gets deeper and more talented with the addition of interns and seasonal staff. We’re excited to introduce you to our newest teammates, and give you a glimpse into what motivates them to join the fight to protect […]

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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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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: Historic Investments in Habitat Restoration, Clean Water, and More in Federal Funding Omnibus

Funded projects will benefit Queens, New Haven, Norwalk River, and the whole Long Island Sound region  New Haven, Conn. – On Tuesday, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act. This landmark, bipartisan bill increases budgets for the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior, and Department of Energy, and adds $1 million to the Long […]

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Press Release: TCI Momentum Continues: Middletown is Fifth Large Municipality to Pass Resolution in Support of Transportation & Climate Initiative

Hartford, CT – Last month, Governor Ned Lamont effectively took the Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) off the table for the 2022 legislative session, although he later said he would sign a bill if it reached his desk. This delay has led to setbacks in fellow TCI states and, if not countered by aggressive climate action […]

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Press Release: Advocates Call on Lamont, CT Lawmakers to Keep Their Commitments on TCI

13 Environmental, Transit, and Social-Justice Focused Organizations Urge Meaningful Action on Climate Change in 2022 Hartford, CT- The decision to pause Connecticut’s implementation of the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) has had a domino effect on the region, underscoring the important role our state plays in addressing the climate crisis. Lawmakers have missed a critical […]

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