October Climate Update: Federal Advocacy, EVs, PURA Dockets, and more

Each Wednesday, we bring you an update on one of our program areas. This week: Climate. Read other recent updates on our blog. Federal Save the Sound Environmental Justice Specialist Joins GreenLatinos on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Environmental Justice Our environmental justice specialist, Alex Rodriguez, joined GreenLatinos, a national organization focused on promoting climate […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Commends Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

New Haven, CT – Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives joined the U.S. Senate in passing the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill that aims to cut emissions 40% below 2005 levels by 2030 through an unprecedented $369 billion investment in clean transportation and energy solutions, and advancing environmental justice. “We are pleased to see Congress finally take meaningful […]

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Save the Sound Celebrates General Assembly’s Passage of S.B. 4 for Clean Transportation

Passage builds on momentum of yesterday’s Clean Energy Bills Hartford, CT – This afternoon, following 5 hours of debate, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed S.B. 4 An Act Concerning the Connecticut Clean Air Act in a 95-52 vote. This bill will reduce greenhouse gas and other polluting emissions from the transportation sector by strengthening […]

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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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New Haven Climate Movement Organizer Advocates for Intersectional Climate Justice

Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing series of interviews with individuals and sharing their stories to spread awareness. Tackling the climate crisis requires a village, or […]

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Press Release: Final Electric Vehicle Roadmap released, Electric Vehicle Coalition weighs in

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2020 Contacts Save the Sound: Melissa Schlag, mschlag@savethesound.org Sierra Club: Samantha Dynowski, samantha.dynowski@sierraclub.org Final Electric Vehicle Roadmap released, Electric Vehicle Coalition weighs inCoalition of clean energy advocates, businesses, labor, and environmental justice groups respond to final EV Roadmap HARTFORD, CONN. – The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) released […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Let state choice on Clean Car standards stand!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2019 Contact: Laura McMillan – 203-787-0646 CFE/Save the Sound response to Trump administration’s revocation of CA car emissions standards waiver   New Haven, Conn. – Today the Trump administration announced that it is revoking the “California waiver,” which allows California to set standards for vehicle emissions that are more stringent […]

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It’s Electric Vehicle Month in CT, Lamont proclaims

Scroll down for a dozen Drive Electric Week events all across Connecticut! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melissa Schlag, 203-787-0646 CT Electric Vehicle Coalition applauds Governor Lamont for proclaiming Sept. 2019 as Electric Vehicle Month   Hartford, Conn. – The Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition is thrilled that Governor Ned Lamont, an electric vehicle (EV) owner himself, […]

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