2017 legislative priorities for Connecticut
Legislative / Press Releases

2017 legislative priorities for Connecticut

As the new year begins, Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound gear up for the Connecticut legislative session. Throughout the session, which runs from January 4 through June 7, we will work with legislators, Governor Malloy, state agencies, fellow organizations, and citizens across Connecticut to advocate for laws that will … Continue reading

Press Releases

Press Release: CFE/Save the Sound, 791 others send letter opposing EPA pick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2016 CFE/Save the Sound, 791 others send letter opposing EPA pick Organizations and individuals sign regional opposition letter to nomination of fossil fuel insider NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound and 34 other organizations from Connecticut and New York are … Continue reading

Press Release: CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head
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Press Release: CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2016 Contact: Laura McMillan 540-292-8429 CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head Org to circulate regional opposition letter to fossil fuel insider nomination NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound strongly opposes the nomination of fossil fuel industry insider and … Continue reading

Press Release: Volunteers build green infrastructure skills at Beardsley Zoo planting
Press Releases / Rain Gardens & GI / Volunteers

Press Release: Volunteers build green infrastructure skills at Beardsley Zoo planting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2016 Contact: Laura McMillan, 540-292-8429 Bridgeport, Conn. – Local volunteers gained green infrastructure skills last weekend at a hands-on rain garden planting workshop led by Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment. Saturday’s workshop at Beardsley Zoo is part of Save the Sound’s ongoing efforts … Continue reading

Press Release: Upper Quinnipiac River Flows Freer as Second Dam Comes Down
Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Habitat Restoration / Press Releases

Press Release: Upper Quinnipiac River Flows Freer as Second Dam Comes Down

     For immediate release August 15, 2016 For further information, contact CFE/Save the Sound: (203) 787-0646 Upper Quinnipiac River Flows Freer as Second Dam Comes Down Removal of Clark Brothers and Carpenters Dams part of ongoing effort to restore life to Quinnipiac New Haven, Conn. – Thanks to the removal of two dams in Southington … Continue reading

Senator Blumenthal Announces Proposal to Designate First Ever Atlantic Marine National Monument
Events / Long Island Sound / Press Releases

Senator Blumenthal Announces Proposal to Designate First Ever Atlantic Marine National Monument

Last week, Senator Richard Blumenthal held a press conference at The Sound School in New Haven to announce a proposal to designate the New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts as the first ever marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean. Kendall Barbery, who manages our Green Infrastructure Program, spoke at the event to express our … Continue reading