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Learning from Tri-State clean community energy experts

Local governments from Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey are independently building opportunities to switch to clean energy: New York is one of the most active community solar markets in the country, with plans to stimulate another 1,000 MW in the near future Meanwhile Connecticut and New Jersey have launched community solar pilot programs–but they still […]

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Testimony 101: Shape the laws that shape your world

Your public servants are hard at work in Hartford shaping the laws that shape your world. Over the past few weeks, you’ve learned about Connecticut’s legislature and what it takes to be an effective citizen lobbyist. Now take a moment to learn how to write persuasive testimony to make government work for you. I’M JUST […]

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Clean Water Westchester Symposium

Planning for a Cleaner Water Future for Westchester County – Our “Green Apple”   This January, local, county and state government representatives met with environmental leaders and the private sector, to discuss a greener future for Westchester County’s wastewater system. The Clean Water Westchester conference explored new ways to finance, manage, and govern wastewater collection and […]

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Demystifying Lobbying 101: your constitutional right to lobby and how to do it

Our founding fathers had YOU in mind when they crafted the first amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to […]

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CT Legislative Advocacy 101

Last week your Connecticut legislators went back to work in Hartford. We’ll soon be contacting you about how to encourage them to pass high-priority legislation to improve and protect your environment. (If you missed our legislative agenda, check it out here.) This post will give you an insider’s look at the legislative process in Connecticut […]

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Cooking Up Plastic Soup in Long Island Sound

Microplastics are an often unseen but growing threat to the world’s soil and water. The Oxford English Dictionary defines them as “Extremely small pieces of plastic debris in the environment resulting from the disposal and breakdown of consumer products and industrial waste,” and many scientists specify they’re pieces of plastic smaller than 5 millimeters (mm).  […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition and EV Club of CT pen letter to Governor Lamont, ask for expanded EV policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2019 Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition and EV Club of CT pen letter to Governor Lamont, ask for expanded EV policies NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Connecticut Electric Vehicle Coalition and EV Club of CT are asking Governor Ned Lamont to support electric vehicle policies that will stimulate Connecticut’s growing green […]

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Solar panels with yellow daisies

Legislative Agenda: New Year’s Revolutions

The 2019 legislative session begins tomorrow. There are new faces and exciting ideas flooding Hartford, and we are looking forward to working with our new governor and legislators to create an environmental revolution this year! Throughout session, we will be asking you to activate your voice for environmental change. We’ll give you contact info and […]

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