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. Continue reading
February 22, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, Connecticut Fund for the Environment, 203-787-0646 Victory for clean air in Quiet Corner as company ends bid to build new gas plant in Killingly NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and allies declared victory this week as NTE Connecticut, LLC withdrew its appeal of the Siting Council’s … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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