NEW HAVEN, CT—Cleaner water bodies in Middletown, Connecticut will be the result of a collaborative agreement reached with the City of Middletown following a lawsuit Save the Sound filed under the Clean Water Act. The proposed agreement was filed by Save the Sound with the Federal District Court and is subject to a 45-day review […]
Protecting and restoring our region’s environment is a team sport. And every summer, our Save the Sound team gets deeper and more talented with the addition of interns and seasonal staff. We’re excited to introduce you to our newest teammates, and give you a glimpse into what motivates them to join the fight to protect […]
Today the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled key elements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon emissions of fossil-fuel burning power plants under the Clean Air Act through its ruling on West Virginia v. EPA.
You know Save the Sound has a strong legal team that uses environmental law to protect your air and water and the natural places you love. But did you know they’re not the only attorneys in the organization? With a dozen lawyers on our staff and board, legal expertise is deeply embedded throughout our programs […]
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 […]
Judge denies developer’s attempt to re-zone entire property for project that would cause well-recognized and substantial environmental impacts East Lyme, Conn. – In long-awaited victory for conservation of East Lyme’s Oswegatchie Hills and the Niantic River, a judge has ruled in favor of three organizations seeking to protect 236 acres of coastal forest threatened with […]
Waterbury, Conn. – The Kinneytown Dam, owned by Hydroland Corporation, has blocked migratory fish passage on the Naugatuck River for long enough. Today the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG), comprised of the 19 municipalities surrounding the Naugatuck River, along with environmental organizations Save the Sound and Naugatuck River Revival Group (NRRG), have jointly taken […]
Federal Judge Declines to Relieve New Rochelle, Pelham Manor, Larchmont, and Town of Mamaroneck of Responsibility for Sewage Pollution; Save the Sound’s Case Can Proceed Mamaroneck, NY – Save the Sound announced today that the motion to dismiss brought by four towns that comprise the New Rochelle Sewer District in Save the Sound’s Clean Water […]