Press Release: Hutchinson River Watershed Plan Open for Community Input 

Public information session to be held February 7   Part one of the Hutchinson River Watershed Plan, a framework intended to identify contributing sources of pollution and methods for addressing them in order to protect and improve the water quality of the Hutchinson River, is now open for public comment.     A draft plan for the […]

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Press Release: National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Funds Continuation of Long Island Sound Coastal Watershed Network

The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Save the Sound have received funding to continue their partnership in facilitating the bi-state Long Island Sound Coastal Watershed Network. The award of more than $262,000 was announced Monday by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund. The […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound reports results of 2023 Bacteria Monitoring Program

Save the Sound’s 10th season of conducting fecal bacteria monitoring in the western Long Island Sound was our biggest yet, with 777 water samples collected. The results from the 2023 monitoring season show that 64 percent of the samples collected across 65 sites from Greenwich, CT, through Westchester County, and into Queens and Nassau County, failed to meet […]

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Climate Explained: A History of NYC Advocacy

Climate issues can be difficult to understand. This series is designed to deliver you what you need to know about some of the most prevalent issues in climate policy today. In 1,000 words, let’s learn the foundations of climate advocacy in New York City.  This article is written by Kaleigh Pitcher, a Policy Consultant at […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Dismayed by Suffolk County Legislature’s Inaction on Generational Opportunity

A 10-7 party line vote during Tuesday’s meeting of the Suffolk County legislature didn’t kill the Water Quality Restoration Act, but the decision to recess rather than resolve the proposal guarantees this essential piece of legislation will not be added to the November ballot. The legislature is not scheduled to meet again until September, well […]

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In-Person Preseason Training Prepares Partners for 7th Unified Water Study Season

It all starts with the footwork. “Your feet should be about shoulder-width apart, maybe a little wider,” said Ameera Khan, who went on to detail the proper placement of the dominant hand, and the non-dominant hand, the release, and the follow-through. It was a tutorial in technique that her audience seemed to appreciate. One attendee […]

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Save the Sound samples a gumbo of presentations at national estuaries conference

When you’re getting your first taste of New Orleans, you want it to taste like New Orleans. Which is why the first-timers on our water quality team – director of water quality Peter Linderoth, laboratory manager Elena Colon, and clean water advocate Sam Marquand – were so excited to sample the local flavor during their […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound, Partner Organizations Urge State to Protect Water Quality in New York City

Clean water advocates call for health-based standards to ensure coastal waters are safe for public use  Albany, NY — The Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic submitted comments on behalf of Save the Sound, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Riverkeeper to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) that strongly urge the agency to set […]

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