Birds & Wildlife / Endangered Lands / Fisheries & Aquatic Life / Habitat Restoration / Land / Long Island Sound / Plum Island / Uncategorized

Long Island East End Supervisors and Mayors Work Together to Save Plum Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2017 East End Supervisors and Mayors Work Together to Save Plum Island Bipartisan letter of support sent to Cuomo, Schumer, Gillibrand, and Zeldin SOUTHOLD, NY. – All five of Long Island’s East End town supervisors and the ten village mayors are appealing to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senators Charles Schumer and … Continue reading

Air & Climate / Clean Air / Climate Change & Adaptation / Energy & Efficiency / Uncategorized

Millstone Doesn’t Need Your Money

Do you think an already heavily subsidized old nuclear power plant should get the dollars that are supposed to be set aside for renewable energy projects? Do you want to see an increase in your electric bill for corporate handouts to the nuclear industry? NO? Well that’s all about to happen unless you help stop … 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

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

The Future of the EPA: Taking the Battle to Court
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The Future of the EPA: Taking the Battle to Court

Legal director Roger Reynolds contemplates what the nomination of Scott Pruitt for EPA administrator means for the environment and CFE/Save the Sound’s legal efforts. Had Donald Trump spent an entire year scouring the country for someone to weaken clean air and clean water laws and repudiate America’s leadership role in the global battle against climate … Continue reading

Fridays in the Field: Letting Whitford Brook take its course
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Fridays in the Field: Letting Whitford Brook take its course

This week’s Fridays in the Field post comes from Anna Marshall, Green Projects associate. Last week, you heard from the Green Projects team about vegetation monitoring efforts at the Pond Lily dam removal site. This week, we are taking you an hour further northeast to learn about another monitoring effort occurring at the Hyde Pond … 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