Press Release: Save the Sound Applauds Federal Funding Boost for Long Island Sound Study

Larchmont, NY —The federal spending plan for fiscal year 2023 passed by Congress on Friday includes a record $40 million investment in the Long Island Sound Geographic Program. Denise Stranko, vice president of programs for Save the Sound, cheered the 12 percent increase ($8.6 million) above FY 2022. “It is a healthy boost for the […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Presented Empire Award By New York State Senator Shelley Mayer

Larchmont, NY —Save the Sound president Leah Lopez Schmalz accepted a New York State Empire Award from State senator Shelley Mayer (SD 37) Wednesday afternoon at our Larchmont office. The award acknowledged Save the Sound as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect the land, air, and water of Long Island Sound and the Sound shores […]

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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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