Dampens enhanced tree-trimming plans and leaves tree protection up to citizens and towns.
Over the last several months, Connecticut’s utility companies and the Public Utility Regulatory Authority have been going back-and-forth on a tree-trimming plan around power lines.
Another year of our work in the Connecticut legislature results in a mixed bag of environmental laws.
The first two months of Connecticut’s legislative session have been busy and productive. Here’s a summary of where our top priorities stand going into the final month.
Concerned residents throughout the state want to keep their street trees intact.
“The plans proposed would lead to the removal of far too many healthy trees—trees that shade our sidewalks, clean the air, reduce erosion and stormwater runoff, and raise property values. No one wants to live in a clear-cut neighborhood.”
“Enhanced Tree-Trimming” could leave Connecticut’s tree-lined streets crude and bare. Come to public meetings this week to save your neighborhood trees.