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Energy 101: Shifting into High Gear Towards Our Green Future

We are at a crossroads for climate change progress. At this point, it’s clear that for the next few years we will not be able to rely on the federal government to protect our environmental future. This was solidified when a fossil fuel industry insider and climate change denier was picked for EPA; the top … Continue reading

Pipes get State and Federal Attention
Clean Water

Pipes get State and Federal Attention

Fixing our pipes has been a siren song for Save the Sound for years. Outdated pipes throughout our region are clearly one of the major culprits in contamination of Long Island Sound. New York State For the past 3 years, we’ve been working with a broad coalition of non-profits like Riverkeeper, The Nature Conservancy, Environmental Advocates of NY, … Continue reading

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

Fridays in the Field: Introducing New Haven to new bioswales
Fridays in the Field / Rain Gardens & GI

Fridays in the Field: Introducing New Haven to new bioswales

This week’s Fridays in the Field post comes from Kendall Barbery, Green Infrastructure Program Manager: The West River—which flows from Bethany, CT, to New Haven Harbor—is on Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (CT DEEP) 303-d list of impaired waterbodies due to high levels of bacteria and other pollution. According to the West River … Continue reading

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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

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