Press Releases

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2018

“HEAVY RAINS PROMPT INCREASED FECAL POLLUTION, SAVE THE SOUND FINDS,”  October 12, 2018

“Good News: Long Island Sound Report Card Reveals Substantial Improvement,” September 24, 2018

“Save the Sound and White Plains reach legal agreement to solve city’s sewage problems by 2020,” September 11, 2018

“Oswegatchie Hills advocates join East Lyme in appealing sewer decision,” September 11, 2018

“CFE applauds Gov. Malloy’s order to implement State Water Plan,” June 14, 2018

“Bloomfield, Canton, Woodbridge call for Shared Solar,” May 31, 2018

“Youth build green infrastructure skills at Beardsley Zoo planting,” May 17, 2018

“Lawsuit Filed Against Connecticut for Budget Raids,” May 15, 2018

“CFE/Save the Sound end-of-session report and comments on legislative victories,” May 10, 2018

“CFE/Save the Sound launches new website,” April 30, 2018

“Save the Sound completes fishway construction on Noroton River,” April 25, 2018

“Soundkeeper in Springfield April 24: Testimony will demand stronger protections to keep sewage out of CT River and LI Sound,” April 20, 2018

“CT EV Coalition Decries Pruitt’s Reversal of Federal Clean Car Standards: ‘No one voted for more pollution’,” April 2, 2018

“Landmark $12 million in Long Island Sound federal funding; Save the Sound applauds congressional champions,” March 23, 2018

“CFE/Save the Sound on Offshore Drilling: ‘Gains too little, risk too high’,” March 9, 2018

“Save the Sound returns to Sunken Meadow State Park for marsh restoration,” March 6, 2018

“Plum Island Art Show comes to Hartford’s Legislative Office Building,” March 6, 2018

“Victory for clean air in Quiet Corner as company ends bid to build new gas plant in Killingly,” February 22, 2018

“Preserve Plum Island Coalition hits 100 members, launches new site, advocates with Governor Cuomo,” February 14, 2018

“Save the Sound starts fishway construction on Noroton River,” January 29, 2018

“CT energy strategy ‘improves targets for renewables; still room for stronger climate-driven policies,’ says energy expert,” February 9, 2018

“Plum Island VIsioning Project Receives National Natural Resource Management Award,” February 1, 2018

“CFE/Save the SOund 2018 Connecticut legislative agenda focuses on Climate, Long Island Sound, and Water Protections,” January 31, 2018

“Save the Sound starts fishway construction on Noroton River,” January 29, 2018

“CT’s First State Water Plan Approved by Water Planning Council,” January 24, 2018

“Governor’s Climate Council calls for 45% emissions reduction by 2030,” January 19, 2018

“A Plum Island victory: Federal Judge denies motion to dismiss Save the Sound’s lawsuit,” January 11, 2018

“Hartford calls for Shared Solar program,” January 9, 2018

2017

“Groups converge at City Hall to press for ‘fishable, swimmable’ waters in NYC,” December 13, 2017

“Save the Sound receives over $279,000 in grants for restoration, anti-pollution, and watershed projects in Connecticut and New York,” December 4, 2017

“Gaps in Plum Island Contamination Cleanup Plans, New Report Finds,” November 30, 2017

“Danbury Agrees to $100,000 Civil Penalty and Sewage System Maintenance to Avoid Raw Sewage Discharges into Still River and Limekiln Brook,” November 21, 2017

“How Healthy are New York Area Waters? Save the Sound Releases Nitrogen Report for East River and Long Island Sound,” November 15, 2017

“Save the Sound and Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven to install new rain gardens in West River Watershed,” October 24, 2017

“Save the Sound to break ground, start construction on new green infrastructure projects at Beardsley Zoo,” October 11, 2017

“October 13: Matthew Whitaker and Friends to perform at benefit for Long Island Soundkeeper,” September 28, 2017

“Draft energy strategy “overwhelmingly falls short,” says CFE,” September 25, 2017

“Save the Sound to EPA and Army Corps: Don’t Roll Back 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule,” September 18, 2017

“Change in Leadership at CFE/Save the Sound ,” August 17, 2017

“Declining conditions at some CT beaches in 2016, Save the Sound finds,” August 1, 2017

“CFE: Long-awaited Comprehensive Energy Strategy has wins and missed opportunities,” July 28, 2017

“Save the Sound receives grants for innovative green infrastructure collaborations to manage stormwater, educate residents, and create jobs,” July 6, 2017

“Settlement reached with Village of Port Chester to Repair Sewer System,” August 8, 2017

“Soundkeeper Relaunched!,” August 3, 2017

“Environmental Groups Sue over Unsafe Waters in New York City,” June 29, 2017

“CFE/Save the Sound Reacts to Legislative Outcomes,” June 8, 2017

“Special Interest legislation would give corporations free pass to violate environmental and public health laws,” June 2, 2017

“Climate Impact to Connecticut without Paris Accord,” June 1, 2017

“Suffolk County Legislature strongly opposes sale, supports conservation of Plum Island,” May 18, 2017

“Save the Sound Launches Unified Water Study of Long Island Sound,” May 17, 2017

“Siting Council rejects Killingly gas plant, citing lack of need and public benefit,” May 11, 2017

“CFE/Save the Sound reorganizes to strengthen mission and operations,” May 3, 2017

“Congressman Zeldin Re-Introduces Legislation to Preserve Plum Island,” April 28, 2017

“Soundkeeper and CFE/Save the Sound to join forces,” April 25, 2017

“Save the Sound breaks ground on Platt Street bioswales,” April 17, 2017

CFE/Save the Sound and Visionaries launch SavePlumIslandNY.org,” March 30, 2017

“Save the Sound to NY Legislators: Pass $2 Billion Clean Water Infrastructure Act, Support Clean Water, Health Communities & Jobs,” March 20, 2017

“CFE: Weakening tailpipe standards risks health and climate progress,” March 15, 2017

“30 plunge into frigid Sound to help save Plum Island,” March 13, 2017

“Danbury Sewage Pollution: CFE Files Amended Complaint,” March 3, 2017

“Weakening federal stream protections would threaten rivers, wildlife, and human health, says CFE/Save the Sound,” February 28, 2017

“No need for new Natural Gas plant in Killingly, ISO New England auction proves,” February 16, 2017

“CFE/Save the Sound: EPA blackout is a red flag,” January 26, 2017

“Plum Island documentary featuring Sam Waterston premiers this week,” January 11, 2017

 

 


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