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Press Release: CT energy strategy “improves targets for renewables; still room for stronger climate-driven policies,” says CFE energy expert

February 9, 2017 CT energy strategy “improves targets for renewables; still room for stronger climate-driven policies,” says CFE energy expert Hartford, Conn. – On ­­­­Thursday evening, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued its long-awaited update to the Comprehensive Energy Strategy. Related climate legislation requested by Governor Dannel Malloy’s office was also submitted … Continue reading

Air & Climate / Clean Air / Clean Water / Climate Change & Adaptation / Coastal Resiliency / Drinking Water / Energy & Efficiency / General / Land / Legal / Legislative / Long Island Sound / Sewage & Stormwater / Storms & Hurricanes / Uncategorized / Water

You have an agenda…

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 … Continue reading

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Press Release: Governor’s Climate Council calls for 45% emissions reduction by 2030

Governor’s Climate Council calls for 45% emissions reduction by 2030 Aggressive target will help state meet Global Warming Solutions Act NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Governor’s Council on Climate Change voted Friday afternoon to recommend an interim target to keep Connecticut on track to meet its greenhouse gas obligations. Under the 2008 Global Warming Solutions … Continue reading

A Plum Island victory: Federal Judge denies motion to dismiss Save the Sound’s lawsuit  
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A Plum Island victory: Federal Judge denies motion to dismiss Save the Sound’s lawsuit  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, 203-787-0646 A Plum Island victory: Federal Judge denies motion to dismiss Save the Sound’s lawsuit   Feds sought dismissal of conservationists’ suit; judge rules plaintiffs have standing New Haven, Conn. – Today a federal district court judge ruled that a lawsuit brought by environmentalists over the … Continue reading

Seasons of Change: 2017 Year in Review
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Seasons of Change: 2017 Year in Review

It’s been a year of change for the environment: in every season, in every layer of government, and even at CFE/Save the Sound itself. Let’s take a trip down memory lane together, as we explore the paths traveled this year, both rutted and smooth, and some issues we’ve tackled along the way—with your help. WINTER … Continue reading

Press Release: Advocates ask NYC City Council to support aggressive actions needed to reduce sewage and stormwater pollution
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Press Release: Advocates ask NYC City Council to support aggressive actions needed to reduce sewage and stormwater pollution

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, … Continue reading