Air & Climate / Clean Air / Clean Water / Climate Change & Adaptation / Endangered Lands / Land / Uncategorized / Water

The Nightmare Squad

Instead of an environmental dream team, the incoming cabinet picks are shaping up to be a nightmare squad that could have devastating and long-term effects for our region, including damage to air quality, funding to protect Long Island Sound, and protections for healthy drinking water. And the bench just keeps getting deeper and deeper with … Continue reading

Planting for the Future: Green Infrastructure Updates from the Pequonnock River
Fridays in the Field / Rain Gardens & GI / Sustainable Communities

Planting for the Future: Green Infrastructure Updates from the Pequonnock River

Since 2013, Save the Sound has worked to improve the health of the Pequonnock River—which drains land from Monroe to Bridgeport—with restoration projects that prevent polluted rainwater runoff and improve the ability of alewife, blueback herring, and other migratory fish to swim from source to Sound (and back again). Rivers like the Pequonnock are especially … Continue reading

Your Legal Watchdogs
Legal / Plum Island / Sewage & Stormwater / Support CFE/Save the Sound

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 … Continue reading

Tigers and Rivers and Rain Gardens, Oh My! Green Infrastructure on the Pequonnock River
Rain Gardens & GI / Sewage & Stormwater / Sustainable Communities

Tigers and Rivers and Rain Gardens, Oh My! Green Infrastructure on the Pequonnock River

It’s World Water Week 2016 and thought leaders from around the world are gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, for the annual collaborative water conference. Designed as a place for innovators and decision makers to share ideas and develop solutions to the world’s water-related challenges, this year’s conference focuses on water for sustainable growth. Each year, our … Continue reading

Plum Island: CFE/Save the Sound et al file suit against Homeland Security & GSA
Legal / Plum Island / Press Releases

Plum Island: CFE/Save the Sound et al file suit against Homeland Security & GSA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 8, 2016 Contact: 203-787-0646 SAVE THE SOUND AND OTHERS FILE FEDERAL COURT COMPLAINT AGAINST DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION OVER PLUM ISLAND Agencies’ handling of planned sale of island violates federal law and would put endangered wildlife at risk New Haven, Conn. – Connecticut Fund for the … Continue reading