Feds postpone Plum Island sale, plan new enviro study; CFE/Save the Sound responds to win for Endangered Species Act & pledges continued advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, 203-787-0646 Feds postpone Plum Island sale, plan new environmental study; CFE/Save the Sound responds to win for Endangered Species Act and pledges continued advocacy New Haven, Conn. – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced today that it intends to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement […]

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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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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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Press Release: Lawsuit Filed Against Connecticut for Budget Raids

Immediate Release May 15, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, Connecticut Fund for the Environment Leticia Colon de Mejias, Efficiency for All Lawsuit Filed Against Connecticut for Budget Raids Top contracting companies and Connecticut Fund for the Environment seek full restoration of clean energy and energy efficiency funds Hartford, Conn. – Several efficiency and clean energy businesses, […]

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2018 End-of-Session Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan – lmcmillan@ctenvironment.org Melissa Schlag – mschlag@ctenvironment.org CFE/Save the Sound end-of-session report and comments on legislative victories NEW HAVEN, CONN. – At this end of the 2018 Connecticut legislative session, Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound celebrates significant environmental victories and prepares to keep fighting on […]

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The best defense is a good offense. (legal updates)

When it seems like environmental protections are under attack everywhere you look, the best defense can be using environmental laws to their full potential.

Here’s the latest news on legal actions we’re taking to protect the air you breathe, the water you swim in, and the lands you love.

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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 […]

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