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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Taking on the Trump Administration’s Attacks on the Environment

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the Trump administration are determinedly seeking to dismantle our federal system of environmental protection. That’s why, this June, CFE/Save the Sound filed two lawsuits against the Trump administration.

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Press Release: CFE/Save the Sound, 791 others send letter opposing EPA pick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2016 CFE/Save the Sound, 791 others send letter opposing EPA pick Organizations and individuals sign regional opposition letter to nomination of fossil fuel insider NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound and 34 other organizations from Connecticut and New York are […]

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The Future of the EPA: Taking the Battle to Court

Legal director Roger Reynolds contemplates what the nomination of Scott Pruitt for EPA administrator means for the environment and CFE/Save the Sound’s legal efforts. Had Donald Trump spent an entire year scouring the country for someone to weaken clean air and clean water laws and repudiate America’s leadership role in the global battle against climate […]

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Press Release: CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2016 Contact: Laura McMillan 540-292-8429 CFE/Save the Sound opposes Pruitt for EPA head Org to circulate regional opposition letter to fossil fuel insider nomination NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound strongly opposes the nomination of fossil fuel industry insider and […]

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EPA Nitrogen Strategy is Strong Start for Sound

Eight regional organizations celebrate renewed commitment to breathing oxygen back into Long Island Sound waters

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Connecticut & Carbon: What the EPA’s new rule means for our state

In a range between North Dakota at 10% and Washington at 70%, Connecticut needs to reduce emissions by 30%.

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The EPA’s New Climate Rule: A Complete Breakdown

On Monday, the EPA proposed a landmark rule to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants. The goal is a 30% nationwide reduction from 2005 levels by 2030.

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