NY Legislative Update: Many priorities remain, but not much time

This email was sent by David Ansel, our vice president of water protection. When policy intern Ella McGrail and I arrived at the Capitol on Monday, the clock was already ticking. Legislators had just returned to Albany after two weeks back home in their districts, and only 18 sessions remained on the legislative calendar. It […]

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Celebrating and Restoring Our Wetlands

Marsh. Bog. Swamp. Fen. May is American Wetlands Month, a time to recognize these incredibly productive and diverse ecosystems. Across the Long Island Sound region, wetlands perform vital functions that serve the ecosystem and people. Coastal marshes protect our communities from storm damage by dispersing wave energy and storm surge, and serve as nurseries for […]

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Save the Sound sets agenda for 2023 New York State legislative session

Albany, NY—New York’s state legislative session begins today and runs through June 8. This is the first session to be held fully in person with buildings open to the public since before the pandemic, offering a much-anticipated opportunity to reconnect with elected officials in person and advocate deeply for the environmental issues that matter most. […]

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