As Connecticut’s legislative session ended at midnight Wednesday, hundreds of bills including some of our priorities fell victim to the clock and lengthy budget negotiations. Despite this, we saw victories for the environment including a Blue Plan for Long Island Sound, transportation funding, and the defeat of a number of bad bills.
Save the Sound and The Nature Conservancy celebrate environmentally friendly and economically productive future
Coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP) for Long Island Sound is back on the table.
The first two months of Connecticut’s legislative session have been busy and productive. Here’s a summary of where our top priorities stand going into the final month.
Water is always at the forefront of our minds—and never more so than on World Water Day! This year’s theme is Water and Energy. How is water related to energy, you ask? Water is related to almost everything we do!
There’s a lot going on in and around Long Island Sound. It’s 1320 square miles of saltwater and sun; beaches, ports, and marshes; sailboats, tankers, and lobster pots. To ensure a good and prosperous future for Long Island Sound, we need to build an inventory of our current uses and create a guide for the future.