Press Release: Save the Sound, Village of Mamaroneck Reach New Agreement in Longstanding Clean Water Act Case

After commitments made in a 2017 Consent Order went unfulfilled by established deadlines, Save the Sound and the Village of Mamaroneck have reached a new amended agreement in a suit involving violations of the Clean Water Act that dates back to 2015.   Through years of remediation work, the Village has already completed $6.5 million worth […]

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Press Release: Save the Sound Reaches Settlement with Four Municipalities of the New Rochelle Sewer District

A collaborative agreement has been reached between Save the Sound and the four municipal members of the New Rochelle Sewer District (NRSD): the City of New Rochelle, the Town of Mamaroneck, the Village of Larchmont, and the Village of Pelham Manor. This settlement is the most recent to be struck in a case dating back […]

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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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Like a broken record

On a corner storefront in the Village of Mamaroneck, about a block from where the Sheldrake River turns away from I-95 and splits the neighborhood from commercial to residential, the wall is wrapped with three horizontal blue stripes in paint and painter’s tape. The lowest line, several feet above street level, is marked by red […]

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Breaking down and gearing up for the Bond Act

Looking up at the screen from a folding chair in the middle of the Westchester County Center’s Little Theater, surrounded by a couple hundred representatives from environmental agencies, elected officials and their staffs, state agency teams, and more than a few concerned citizens, everything seemed so simple. The slide on Water Quality Improvement and Resilient […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound, Atlantic Clam Farms of CT, and Village of Rye Brook Reach Sewage Pollution Prevention Deal

For Immediate Release: November 24, 2020 Contacts: Laura McMillan, Save the Sound lmcmillan@savethesound.org Collaborative discussions yield proposed consent decree with clean water and public health benefits Rye Brook, New York – Save the Sound, Atlantic Clam Farms of CT, and the Village of Rye Brook have reached a settlement that will reduce water pollution and […]

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SAVE THE SOUND SUES WESTCHESTER COUNTY OVER CLEAN WATER ACT VIOLATIONS

Save the Sound’s legal complaint alleges health risks and environmental harm from repeated release of untreated sewage.

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