Feds postpone Plum Island sale, plan new enviro study; CFE/Save the Sound responds to win for Endangered Species Act & pledges continued advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, 203-787-0646 Feds postpone Plum Island sale, plan new environmental study; CFE/Save the Sound responds to win for Endangered Species Act and pledges continued advocacy New Haven, Conn. – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced today that it intends to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement […]

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The best defense is a good offense. (legal updates)

When it seems like environmental protections are under attack everywhere you look, the best defense can be using environmental laws to their full potential.

Here’s the latest news on legal actions we’re taking to protect the air you breathe, the water you swim in, and the lands you love.

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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 […]

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Congressionals support committee passage of “Don’t Sell Plum Island” amendment

The House Homeland Security Committee has unanimously approved an amended version of Congressman Lee Zeldin’s “Don’t Sell Plum Island” bill. Next step: a vote in the full House!

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An Island Full of Surprises (Part II)

Part 2 of a two-part series on Plum Island by John Turner of the Preserve Plum Island Coalition. Here’s part 1.

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A Time to Be Grateful: Conserving Lands Together

It takes a village to protect the wild places that make Connecticut and Long Island Sound special. We’re grateful for our partners.

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An Island Full of Surprises

Part 1 of a two-part series on Plum Island by John Turner of the Preserve Plum Island Coalition

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Long Island Sound region Senators release letter on Plum Island

Senators Blumenthal, Schumer, Murphy, and Gillibrand, make the argument that the repeal of the law makes even more sense today, now that the economic reasoning for the original law no longer does.

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