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Press Release: Water advocates mark World Water Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2017 Water advocates mark World Water Day   HARTFORD, CONN. – Eight organizations from across Connecticut are coming together to celebrate water on United Nations World Water Day, March 22.    Clean Water Action, Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound, Connecticut River Watershed Council, … Continue reading

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Your Legal Watchdogs

With your support, we’re fighting to stop water pollution in our rivers and the Sound and to protect precious landscapes and wildlife habitat. Here’s the latest news on just a few of our most critical projects. Saving Plum Island CFE/Save the Sound and six other organizations and individuals filed suit in July against the Department of […]

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Launching phase two of the Beardsley Zoo green infrastructure project
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Launching phase two of the Beardsley Zoo green infrastructure project

Save the Sound is thrilled to launch phase two of green infrastructure retrofits at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo! In 2015 we partnered with the Beardsley Zoo to bring to life phase one of their Green Infrastructure Long-Range Plan, which identifies opportunities for managing stormwater runoff produced by the zoo’s parking lots. As a part of this … Continue reading

Bi-partisan support for Long Island Sound found in D.C.
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Bi-partisan support for Long Island Sound found in D.C.

Earlier this week, Save the Sound executive director Curt Johnson traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby U.S. legislators for support of Long Island Sound. Curt joined the board of Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE), which represents estuaries from around the country and unites around common goals. In the follow passage, Curt reflects on his journey. I arrived … Continue reading

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Press Release: Danbury Sewage Pollution-CFE Files Amended Complaint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2017 Danbury Sewage Pollution: CFE Files Amended Complaint More sewage releases added and two more organizations join lawsuit NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound has filed an amended complaint against the City of Danbury claiming the city failed to report … Continue reading

Rating Governor Malloy’s 2017 budget with green thumbs
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Rating Governor Malloy’s 2017 budget with green thumbs

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy released his budget last Wednesday in a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly. We’ve reviewed the proposed budget for environmental impacts; here are our ratings and how the budget affects you: Energy Efficiency and Renewables Investment The state is leading by example and has set aside funding for energy efficiency and … Continue reading