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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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Rye Sewage Pollution

The City of Rye, like many communities in Westchester, suffers from chronic sewage leaks from its aged underground network of pipes. When it rains, raw sewage leaks, and sometimes gushes, from these pipes—polluting streets, rivers, brooks and ultimately Long Island Sound. This winter our Western Sound team spent 4 months tracking and advocating for the […]

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Investments in Village of Mamaroneck Pay Off

Save the Sound is pleased to report that 5 years of advocacy and investments in the Village of Mamaroneck have started to produce results. For 4 years, we’ve been monitoring bacteria in Village of Mamaroneck waterways (in addition to 48 additional sites). The data are clear, we are starting to see more green – the […]

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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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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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