PRESS RELEASE: Response to Tweed Airport Environmental Assessment

Senior legal director Roger Reynolds: “In a grim and cynical Christmas gift, the final environmental assessment for the proposed expansion of Tweed Airport was released today. Issuing this controversial and long-awaited decision the last business day before Christmas is an obvious attempt to hide it. “The decision fundamentally ignores critical input from the public, CT […]

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Climate Explained: Ocean Acidification

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s learn what ocean acidification means for Long Island Sound.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a Policy Consultant at Save the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound applauds Gov. Hochul’s signing of resiliency bills

Albany, NY—On Friday, Governor Kathy Hochul signed two pieces of legislation supported strongly by Save the Sound: A05221A, the Living Shorelines bill, and S5400, the Flood Disclosure bill. (Read the Governor’s press release.) “After several years of work, we’re thrilled to see the Living Shorelines and Flood Disclosure bills become law,” said David Ansel, vice […]

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NYS Mid-Session Update on Budget and Bills

We’re about two-thirds of the way through New York’s state legislative session. Here’s where our top environmental priorities stand.   Somewhere between the first state budget deadline extension and the second, Governor Kathy Hochul acquiesced. Her push to change the way New York State accounts for methane emissions met such resistance from legislators and environmental […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NYS Legislative Session ends with environmental funding the big prize; progress but no final passage for living shorelines

Larchmont, NY—The 2022 New York State legislative session ended Saturday with an assortment of big budgetary wins and close calls. The biggest victory is a 2022-23 budget that pumps billions of dollars into environmental initiatives. Specific legislation to benefit coastal resiliency, stormwater management, and homebuyers saw significant momentum, but some bills failed to win final […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound receives funding for wetland restoration in NYC and culvert assessments in CT

Total of more than $714K in grant funding will help build coastal and riverine resilience for wildlife and communities. NEW HAVEN, CONN – Save the Sound has been awarded two grants from the Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF), administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). The funds awarded consist of $109,618 to […]

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Connecticut coasts experience negative consequences from sea level rise

by Savannah Mather  This is a guest post based on the author’s journalistic research, which included a conversation with Anthony Allen, assistant director of ecological restoration at Save the Sound. Sea levels along with the coast of Connecticut are expected to rise 20 inches by 2050, putting hundreds of thousands of people and their homes […]

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Gov. Lamont’s executive order on climate & resiliency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2019 Contact: Laura McMillan – lmcmillan@ctenvironment.org – 203-787-0646 CFE/Save the Sound applauds Lamont order on climate NEW HAVEN, CONN.—At a midday climate forum in Hartford, Governor Ned Lamont issued an executive order re-establishing the Governor’s Council on Climate Change and expanding its membership and scope. It also directs the Department […]

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