“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.
Bill Lucey, Long Island Sound’s new Soundkeeper, has hit the water!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Budgets swipe funding for clean energy and efficiency programs; advocates, local businesses decry impact to environment and economy Energy Efficiency and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to be raided Hartford, Conn.—Labor, public health, consumer and environmental advocates, as well as owners and employees of local clean energy businesses, denounce …
“The Soundkeeper will be citizens’ eyes and ears on the Sound’s many bays and harbors, and the Sound’s voice in the halls of government,” said Curt Johnson.
House Bill 7097 would allow manufacturers of electric vehicles to sell directly to consumers in Connecticut, making it easier for consumers to do their part to reduce emissions from transportation and support innovative businesses.
The plans will allow huge amounts of raw sewage to continue flowing into City waters for decades to come, endangering New Yorkers and hindering restoration efforts in Long Island Sound.
As the new year begins, Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound gear up for the Connecticut legislative session. Throughout the session, which runs from January 4 through June 7, we will work with legislators, Governor Malloy, state agencies, fellow organizations, and citizens across Connecticut to advocate for laws that will …