Today, Wednesday, April 22, 2020, is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Our organization was founded just a few years after Earth Day, with 50 members. It’s humbling to see the restoration of our natural world that they, and you, have made possible since. On this historic occasion, here’s what our president, Curt Johnson, had […]
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 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2019 Contact: Laura McMillan, 203-787-0646 CFE/Save the Sound denounces Clean Power Plan rollback NEW HAVEN, CONN.—Today the Trump administration rolled back the landmark Clean Power Plan, the Obama-era effort that targets coal-fired power plants and their dirty climate-destroying emissions. President Trump’s new plan will replace the Obama rule with […]
When it seems like environmental protections are under attack everywhere you look, the best defense can be using environmental laws to their full potential.
Here’s the latest news on legal actions we’re taking to protect the air you breathe, the water you swim in, and the lands you love.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the Trump administration are determinedly seeking to dismantle our federal system of environmental protection. That’s why, this June, CFE/Save the Sound filed two lawsuits against the Trump administration.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2016 CFE/Save the Sound, 791 others send letter opposing EPA pick Organizations and individuals sign regional opposition letter to nomination of fossil fuel insider NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound and 34 other organizations from Connecticut and New York are […]
Legal director Roger Reynolds contemplates what the nomination of Scott Pruitt for EPA administrator means for the environment and CFE/Save the Sound’s legal efforts. Had Donald Trump spent an entire year scouring the country for someone to weaken clean air and clean water laws and repudiate America’s leadership role in the global battle against climate […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2016 Contact: Laura McMillan 540-292-8429 CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head Org to circulate regional opposition letter to fossil fuel insider nomination NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound strongly opposes the nomination of fossil fuel industry insider and […]