Let’s Work Towards Energy Independence Day July 4 is one of the nation’s top ten busiest travel days, with a record number of Americans anticipated to hit the highway this year—47 million! Sadly, right now the federal government is working to roll back Clean Car standards that not only save greenhouse gas emissions but also […]
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 […]
Hamden Tornado May 15, 2018 While our region is less prone to extreme weather than many, warming waters and changing currents are fueling stronger storms. Many New York and Connecticut residents have experienced flooding, power outages, and high winds over the last several years. On May 15, 2018, south central Connecticut was hit with two […]
Immediate Release May 15, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, Connecticut Fund for the Environment Leticia Colon de Mejias, Efficiency for All Lawsuit Filed Against Connecticut for Budget Raids Top contracting companies and Connecticut Fund for the Environment seek full restoration of clean energy and energy efficiency funds Hartford, Conn. – Several efficiency and clean energy businesses, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan – email@example.com Melissa Schlag – firstname.lastname@example.org CFE/Save the Sound end-of-session report and comments on legislative victories NEW HAVEN, CONN. – At this end of the 2018 Connecticut legislative session, Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound celebrates significant environmental victories and prepares to keep fighting on […]
The City of Rye, like many communities in Westchester, suffers from chronic sewage leaks from its aged underground network of pipes. When it rains, raw sewage leaks, and sometimes gushes, from these pipes—polluting streets, rivers, brooks and ultimately Long Island Sound. This winter our Western Sound team spent 4 months tracking and advocating for the […]
Save the Sound is pleased to report that 5 years of advocacy and investments in the Village of Mamaroneck have started to produce results. For 4 years, we’ve been monitoring bacteria in Village of Mamaroneck waterways (in addition to 48 additional sites). The data are clear, we are starting to see more green – the […]
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.