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

Press release: U.S. House passes bipartisan bill to protect Plum Island
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Press release: U.S. House passes bipartisan bill to protect Plum Island

  For Immediate Release July 25, 2017 U.S. House passes bipartisan bill to protect Plum Island Regional legislators champion bill that could halt efforts to sell Plum Island to highest bidder New Haven, Conn. – For a second year in a row, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan Plum Island protection bill introduced … Continue reading

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Oswegatchie Hills Coalition Update

Fred Grimsey, one of the driving forces behind our Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition, has been named Environmental Champion by Aquarion Water Company for his tireless efforts to protect and clean up the Niantic River and Bay. Grimsey, a passionate environmentalist, founded Save the River-Save the Hills (STR-STH), a grassroots environmental non-profit organization that advocates to … 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

Press release: Suffolk County Legislature opposes sale of Plum Island
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Press release: Suffolk County Legislature opposes sale of Plum Island

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2017 Suffolk County Legislature strongly opposes sale, supports conservation of Plum Island Bipartisan letter of strong opposition sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo SMITHTOWN, N.Y. – Members of the Suffolk County Legislature signed a letter sent to Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday unanimously opposing the sale of Plum Island by … Continue reading