From suits to shovels, working together in 2018

Whether you were digging in the ground alongside CFE/Save the Sound staff, testifying at the legislature, or supporting our work with your gifts, you’ve done great things for our shared land, air, and water this year. Here are just a few highlights from the work we’ve done together. In the Field Fish migration on the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: APPEAL: Ratepayers, Energy Businesses, and Environmental Advocates Ask Court to Review Decision on Ratepayer Fund Raids

Immediate Release November 26, 2018 APPEAL: Ratepayers, Energy Businesses, and Environmental Advocates Ask Court to Review Decision on Ratepayer Fund Raids U.S. District Court ruled against ratepayers, energy efficiency and clean energy businesses, environmental orgs, and consumer groups; allies come back with appeal New Haven, Conn. – Attorneys for ratepayers, efficiency businesses and environmental organizations […]

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Election Day: 2 questions, 1 answer—YES!

Just Vote Yes Pay close attention to your ballot on Election Day. Not only will you be voting for elected officials, you will have the opportunity to vote YES on two important questions. Question 1 is about creating a transportation funding lockbox to improve our infrastructure and help curb global warming, and Question 2 adds […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Energy Funds – Court loss means CT legislators must act to protect ratepayers

Immediate Release October 26, 2018   Energy Funds: Court loss means CT legislators must act to protect ratepayers U.S. District Court rules against ratepayers, energy efficiency and clean energy businesses, environmental orgs, and consumer groups; groups urge legislative remedy New Haven, Conn. – Efficiency businesses and environmental organizations are pushing legislators to act after a […]

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You were robbed—now the climate will pay

One year ago, the Connecticut legislature took money YOU pay each month on your electric bill for energy efficiency and clean energy services and used it to plug unrelated budget holes. Now programs like home energy audits, insulation, and efficient lighting are running out of funding. Sadly, energy efficiency businesses across the state have had to lay off workers. That’s why we sued the State of Connecticut with co-plaintiffs and partners like Efficiency […]

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Environmental Priorities 2019

We are gearing up for the upcoming legislative session to ensure protections for our land, air, and water. Click here to view the entire agenda. A sneak peak: CONSERVE PUBLIC LANDS Protecting Connecticut’s mountain landscapes, wetlands, forests that filter your drinking water, and the special coastal places that surround Long Island Sound keep your air […]

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PRESS RELEASE: “No clothes” – Efficiency allies respond to State’s claims in Energy Funds lawsuit

Update, Aug. 31: Oral arguments have been scheduled in this case. Starting at 9:30 AM on Thursday, Sept. 13, attorneys for the plaintiffs and defendants will present their arguments before the judge. You are invited to join in observing the proceedings and/or rallying outside the U.S District Court, 141 Church St, New Haven. This is […]

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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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