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Oswegatchie Hills – Nature’s Buffer

What goes on the ground goes into the Sound…the Friends of Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve take this adage to heart. The Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve (OHNP), established in 2007, protects almost 500 acres of pristine coastal forest for passive recreation, habitat for wildlife, and coveted open space surrounded by urban development. The undeveloped coastal forest […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Envision Plum Island: Process to plan island’s future begins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2018 Envision Plum Island: Process to plan island’s future begins Business leaders, government, environmental groups, and other stakeholders begin process of envisioning next steps for Plum Island to find consensus as the federal government prepares it for sale Riverhead, New York – Save the Sound and The Nature Conservancy launched […]

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Photos: Racing to Save Long Island Sound at Noroton Yacht Club

Thanks to all of you who came out to the Noroton Yacht Club on November 10, 2018 for Racing to Save Long Island Sound with Soundkeeper Bill Lucey and competitive sailing champion Steve Benjamin. Your presence made the night a huge success! There’s still time to make a donation to support Soundkeeper here, and please enjoy […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Harmful Impacts from Proposed Storm Surge Barriers

Save the Sound tells Army Corps: Long Island Sound and Its Coastal Communities Will Likely Experience Unique Harmful Impacts from Proposed Storm Surge Barriers In response to surge barriers proposed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to protect New York City from storm surges, Save the Sound and 18 other signatories have submitted comments […]

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40 Favorite Places Around Connecticut and Long Island Sound

To celebrate CFE/Save the Sound’s 40th anniversary, our members, staff, board members, and supporters helped us assemble a master list of 40 treasured places around Connecticut and Long Island Sound. Take a look and you might discover a new favorite place of your own! 1. Rocky Top property, Hamden, CT “In Hamden, one of our […]

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Election Day: 2 questions, 1 answer—YES!

Just Vote Yes Pay close attention to your ballot on Election Day. Not only will you be voting for elected officials, you will have the opportunity to vote YES on two important questions. Question 1 is about creating a transportation funding lockbox to improve our infrastructure and help curb global warming, and Question 2 adds […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Energy Funds – Court loss means CT legislators must act to protect ratepayers

Immediate Release October 26, 2018   Energy Funds: Court loss means CT legislators must act to protect ratepayers U.S. District Court rules against ratepayers, energy efficiency and clean energy businesses, environmental orgs, and consumer groups; groups urge legislative remedy New Haven, Conn. – Efficiency businesses and environmental organizations are pushing legislators to act after a […]

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You were robbed—now the climate will pay

One year ago, the Connecticut legislature took money YOU pay each month on your electric bill for energy efficiency and clean energy services and used it to plug unrelated budget holes. Now programs like home energy audits, insulation, and efficient lighting are running out of funding. Sadly, energy efficiency businesses across the state have had to lay off workers. That’s why we sued the State of Connecticut with co-plaintiffs and partners like Efficiency […]

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