Victory for clean air in Quiet Corner as company ends bid to build new gas plant in Killingly
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Victory for clean air in Quiet Corner as company ends bid to build new gas plant in Killingly

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

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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

A Plum Island victory: Federal Judge denies motion to dismiss Save the Sound’s lawsuit  
Birds & Wildlife / Endangered Lands / Legal / Plum Island / Press Releases

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

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Legislative drama ends with good, bad and ugly

The 2017 legislative session wrapped up at midnight Wednesday. There were good outcomes, bad outcomes, and some things yet unsettled, but one thing is clear: citizens like you helped tremendously to avert crises and get good policies passed. We couldn’t have done it without you! Here are some snapshots from our legislative experts on bills … Continue reading

How New York City’s Sewage Gets Into Long Island Sound
Legal / Sewage & Stormwater

How New York City’s Sewage Gets Into Long Island Sound

When it rains in New York City, rain and debris from city streets mixes with wastewater containing raw sewage and other pollutants and overload the city’s antiquated combined sewage and stormwater system, dumping the polluted brew into the waters around the five boroughs. Each year on average 70 of these “combined sewage overflows” (CSOs) occur, … Continue reading