PRESS RELEASE: Residents Gather to Support Clean Cars and Trucks for Connecticut

The Lamont administration is considering new emissions standards for road vehicles. Today, advocates urged the committee to choose cleaner air. Hartford — Advocates from across Connecticut joined together with legislators in the Legislative Office Building to call on the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to swiftly adopt stronger standards for clean cars and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Applauding Clean Cars Standards for CT

CCCA Applauds Announcement of New Vehicle StandardsAdoption projected to avoid 137 million tons of CO2, 3,300 tons of ozone a year, and 22,900 asthma attacks New Haven, CT—The Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action applauds Governor Lamont’s release of proposed regulations to adopt essential clean vehicle standards that will reduce pollution, improve public health, and strengthen […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Applauds CT AG Tong’s Letter on Plastic Microfiber Pollution

NEW HAVEN, CT — Save the Sound commends the leadership of Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, who led a coalition of 16 attorneys general in delivering a letter today to the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calling on the agencies to address the mounting problem of plastic microfibers present in […]

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PRESS RELEASE: SAVE THE SOUND APPLAUDS AG TONG’S COMBATTING DECEPTIVE GREENWASHING PRACTICES

NEW HAVEN — Save the Sound applauds the important step taken Tuesday by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong to fight marketing practices that are deceptive to the public and destructive to the environment. The lawsuit against Reynolds Consumer Products for misleading labeling of its products will help hold corporations and manufacturers accountable for their behaviors […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CT Legislative Session Ends with Climate Action, Water & Wildlife Protections

New Haven, Conn.—The 2022 session of the Connecticut legislature, marked by unusually early passage of several major climate bills, concluded Wednesday night. Despite unexpected drama over the budget adjustment bill in the final hours, which seemed to derail passage of several hoped-for bills, on the whole climate action and environmental advocacy rose to the challenge, […]

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Save the Sound Takes Connecticut-wide Legal Action for Clean Water

Clean Water Act Enforcement Action against Middletown, Redding, Ridgefield, and Burlington New Haven, Connecticut – Residents throughout Connecticut are facing unhealthy, polluted rivers and streams. Save the Sound has filed Clean Water Act Enforcement Actions against Middletown, Redding, Ridgefield, and Burlington for failing to meet their Clean Water Act obligations to provide swimmable, fishable waters […]

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2021 LIS Beach Report: Good News for Swimmers!

Top 20 Beaches Ranked: Overall Water Quality at Area Beaches Scores WellConcerns Raised on Increasing Threats from Wet Weather MARONECK, New York/NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — June 10, 2021 – The nonprofit organization Save the Sound released results of its 2021 Long Island Sound Beach Report on June 10, during events at Orchard Beach in New […]

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CT Legislative Session Wrap-Up: The Midnight Report

Wins for LI Sound and public health; unfinished business on climate This release represents the best information available to us as of sine die. Updates will be made as needed. Hartford, Conn. – One of the most unusual sessions in memory has also proven one of the most momentous for Connecticut’s environment, with substantial victories […]

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