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Bi-partisan support for Long Island Sound found in D.C.
Long Island Sound

Bi-partisan support for Long Island Sound found in D.C.

Earlier this week, Save the Sound executive director Curt Johnson traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby U.S. legislators for support of Long Island Sound. Curt joined the board of Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE), which represents estuaries from around the country and unites around common goals. In the follow passage, Curt reflects on his journey. I arrived … 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

Rating Governor Malloy’s 2017 budget with green thumbs
Legislative

Rating Governor Malloy’s 2017 budget with green thumbs

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy released his budget last Wednesday in a joint session of the Connecticut General Assembly. We’ve reviewed the proposed budget for environmental impacts; here are our ratings and how the budget affects you: Energy Efficiency and Renewables Investment The state is leading by example and has set aside funding for energy efficiency and … Continue reading

Climate Change & Adaptation / Education & Outreach / Energy & Efficiency / Legislative

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 Outdated pipes throughout our region are clearly one of the major culprits in contamination of Long Island Sound.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