CFE/Save the Sound Celebrates 40 years at the Annual Meeting on October 14

Celebrating 40 Years at the Annual Meeting on October 14! The 2018 CFE/Save the Sound Annual Meeting will be a special one this year. Join us as we celebrate 40 years of environmental activism, cleaning up and protecting your land, air, and water for future generations. The 2018 special guest will be Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound and White Plains reach legal agreement to solve city’s sewage problems by 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, 203-787-0646 ext.137 / 540-292-8429 Leanne Bloom, 914-295-4197 Save the Sound and White Plains reach legal agreement to solve city’s sewage problems by 2020 Mamaroneck, NY – Save the Sound and the City of White Plains have reached an agreement in Save the Sound’s lawsuit against the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Oswegatchie Hills advocates join East Lyme in appealing sewer decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2018   Contact: Laura McMillan, CT Fund for the Environment 203-787-0646 x137 / 540-292-8429   Oswegatchie Hills advocates join East Lyme in appealing sewer decision   East Lyme, Conn. – Leaders of the Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition are joining the Town of East Lyme in asking the Connecticut Supreme Court […]

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Sea Barriers Proposed for Long Island Sound & New York Harbor

The Army Corps of Engineers is considering new projects to protect New York City from increased storm surges and flooding associated with climate change. Seems great right? Maybe we’re finally putting in the necessary resources to protect coastal communities and increase resiliency? Not so fast. These proposals include massive storm barriers spanning the waterbodies that […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Impaired Waterbodies in NY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 Beaver Swamp Brook and NYC waterways belong on NY list of impaired waterbodies, Save the Sound says   Mamaroneck, NY – On Friday, Save the Sound submitted its formal comments on the Draft 2018 New York State Section 303(d) List of Impaired/TMDL Waters to the New York State Department […]

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Soundkeeper on the Water

2018 marks the first full season on Long Island Sound for new Soundkeeper Bill Lucey and his patrol vessel, the Terry Backer. Here’s an overview of the patrols so far, in Bill’s own words.   My patrol season began with the welding of a new fuel tank in New Jersey which was installed in Rowayton—a […]

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What is your Sewage Right to Know Act?

What is your Sewage Right to Know Act? Many of our sewage treatment plants and collection systems are old and failing, discharging untreated or partially treated sewage into our waterways. Having a notification system that documents sewage discharges creates a roadmap of areas that need infrastructure repairs and spurs action. Timely public notification of spills […]

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June 2018 Legal Updates

June 2018 Legal Updates Sometimes, only legal action can remedy a threat to your lands, air, and water. Here are updates on some of CFE/Save the Sound’s active cases from CFE’s Chief Legal Director, Roger Reynolds. Restoring Your Ratepayer Energy Funds Nearly every Connecticut electric customer pays into state funds for energy efficiency and clean […]

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