Environmental Priorities 2019

We are gearing up for the upcoming legislative session to ensure protections for our land, air, and water. Click here to view the entire agenda. A sneak peak: CONSERVE PUBLIC LANDS Protecting Connecticut’s mountain landscapes, wetlands, forests that filter your drinking water, and the special coastal places that surround Long Island Sound keep your air […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Oral arguments as Energy Funds lawsuit moves forward

Immediate Release September 13, 2018 Oral arguments as Energy Funds lawsuit moves forward Attorneys for injured ratepayers and businesses argue case in U.S. District Court New Haven, Conn. – The lawsuit to restore $145 million in Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy funds continued to move swiftly through the U.S. District Court system today as attorneys […]

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CFE/Save the Sound Celebrates 40 years at the Annual Meeting on October 14

Celebrating 40 Years at the Annual Meeting on October 14! The 2018 CFE/Save the Sound Annual Meeting will be a special one this year. Join us as we celebrate 40 years of environmental activism, cleaning up and protecting your land, air, and water for future generations. The 2018 special guest will be Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: “No clothes” – Efficiency allies respond to State’s claims in Energy Funds lawsuit

Update, Aug. 31: Oral arguments have been scheduled in this case. Starting at 9:30 AM on Thursday, Sept. 13, attorneys for the plaintiffs and defendants will present their arguments before the judge. You are invited to join in observing the proceedings and/or rallying outside the U.S District Court, 141 Church St, New Haven. This is […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Legislative Theft of Efficiency Funds Moves Forward as Legal Briefs Filed

Immediate Release July 23, 2018 Contacts: Melissa Schlag, CT Fund for the Environment (Plaintiff) Leticia Colon de Mejias (Plaintiff) Mike Trahan, Solar Connecticut Legislative Theft of Efficiency Funds Moves Forward as Legal Briefs Filed Electric ratepayers, efficiency employers, environmental organizations, file for restoration of efficiency, clean energy funds Hartford, Conn. – The next step in […]

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Working Towards Energy Independence

Let’s Work Towards Energy Independence Day July 4 is one of the nation’s top ten busiest travel days, with a record number of Americans anticipated to hit the highway this year—47 million! Sadly, right now the federal government is working to roll back Clean Car standards that not only save greenhouse gas emissions but also […]

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June 2018 Legal Updates

June 2018 Legal Updates Sometimes, only legal action can remedy a threat to your lands, air, and water. Here are updates on some of CFE/Save the Sound’s active cases from CFE’s Chief Legal Director, Roger Reynolds. Restoring Your Ratepayer Energy Funds Nearly every Connecticut electric customer pays into state funds for energy efficiency and clean […]

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Hamden Tornado 2018

Hamden Tornado May 15, 2018 While our region is less prone to extreme weather than many, warming waters and changing currents are fueling stronger storms. Many New York and Connecticut residents have experienced flooding, power outages, and high winds over the last several years. On May 15, 2018, south central Connecticut was hit with two […]

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