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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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The 2017 CFE/Save the Sound Annual Meeting is October 1!

The 2017 CFE/Save the Sound Annual Meeting is shaping up to be one of our most exciting member events this year! With special guest Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s EPA Administrator, headlining this year’s program, seats are filling up quick. In addition to voting in the annual Board election, guests will have the chance to meet […]

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