Welcome! We’ve moved the blog.
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Welcome! We’ve moved the blog.

Green Cities Blue Waters–the blog for Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound–is now on our website: http://www.ctenvironment.org/media-room/our-blog That’s good news for our readers. Now, you’ll be able to find reports from the field, press releases, guest posts, volunteer opportunities, and photo collections all in one place. New posts will go up on the website, … Continue reading

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Press Release: CT energy strategy “improves targets for renewables; still room for stronger climate-driven policies,” says CFE energy expert

February 9, 2017 CT energy strategy “improves targets for renewables; still room for stronger climate-driven policies,” says CFE energy expert Hartford, Conn. – On ­­­­Thursday evening, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued its long-awaited update to the Comprehensive Energy Strategy. Related climate legislation requested by Governor Dannel Malloy’s office was also submitted … 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

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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

Volunteers Rocked the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup!
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Volunteers Rocked the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup!

Thanks to more than 1,200 volunteers committed to keeping Long Island Sound trash-free, this year’s International Coastal Cleanup season was a huge success! With 60 cleanups along Connecticut’s coastline, rivers and ponds, dedicated community members just like you turned out to clean and beautify the treasured places where you fish and swim, making them safer … Continue reading

How Science Won (So Far) in a Small-Town Battle Over Drinking Water
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How Science Won (So Far) in a Small-Town Battle Over Drinking Water

Liz Raisbeck, formerly Sr. Vice President at National Audubon Society, now retired to Groton, shares the story of how local citizens persuaded the Zoning Commission to strengthen drinking water protections. It is rare for town regulatory matters to take on the trappings of soap opera, but that is what happened when Groton’s Zoning Commission (ZC) … Continue reading