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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
We’re telling Connecticut legislators YOU want clean air, land, and water! Your representatives go back to work next Wednesday and we are working to ensure they understand you want strong environmental policy. Throughout the session, which runs from February 7 through May 9, we will work with legislators, Governor Malloy, state agencies, fellow organizations, and citizens […]
Groups converge at City Hall to press for ‘fishable, swimmable’ waters in NYC Advocates ask City Council to support aggressive actions needed to reduce sewage and stormwater pollution, promote rain gardens and other vital citywide solutions New York, N.Y. – Clean water advocates from across the city — from Flushing Bay to the Bronx River, […]