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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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

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

Gaps in Plum Island Contamination Cleanup Plans, New Report Finds
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Gaps in Plum Island Contamination Cleanup Plans, New Report Finds

November 30, 2017 Contact: Laura McMillan, 203-787-0646 Gaps in Plum Island Contamination Cleanup Plans, New Report Finds Save the Sound urges Homeland Security to work with New York to meet environmental standards New Haven, Conn. – A report commissioned by Save the Sound has identified gaps in the federal government’s draft plan for the cleanup of … Continue reading

Draft energy strategy “overwhelmingly falls short,” says CFE
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Draft energy strategy “overwhelmingly falls short,” says CFE

“State agencies and lawmakers need to get serious about rapidly ramping up renewables and energy efficiency, cutting emissions from cars and trucks, and clearly identifying how state policies will work together to meet the 2020 and 2050 targets,” said Claire Coleman. Continue reading