For Immediate Release July 25, 2017 U.S. House passes bipartisan bill to protect Plum Island Regional legislators champion bill that could halt efforts to sell Plum Island to highest bidder New Haven, Conn. – For a second year in a row, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan Plum Island protection bill introduced […]
April 26th was a powerful day for clean water. 18 advocates traveled to Washington, DC to protect Long Island Sound funding. NY Governor Cuomo officially signed the Clean Water Infrastructure Act for investing $2.5 billion. Washington, DC At Capitol, see full list below With Senator Schumer (middle) With Congresswoman Lowey (middle) With LI Sound Congressional […]
House Bill 7097 would allow manufacturers of electric vehicles to sell directly to consumers in Connecticut, making it easier for consumers to do their part to reduce emissions from transportation and support innovative businesses.
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 […]
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 Outdated pipes throughout our region are clearly one of the major culprits in contamination of Long Island Sound.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, […]
Connecticut’s legislative session starts on Wednesday and we’re thrilled to share our priorities with you!
As Connecticut’s legislative session ended at midnight Wednesday, hundreds of bills including some of our priorities fell victim to the clock and lengthy budget negotiations. Despite this, we saw victories for the environment including a Blue Plan for Long Island Sound, transportation funding, and the defeat of a number of bad bills.
The first two months of Connecticut’s legislative session have been busy and productive. Here’s a summary of where our top priorities stand going into the final month.