Gov. Lamont’s executive order on climate & resiliency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2019 Contact: Laura McMillan – lmcmillan@ctenvironment.org – 203-787-0646 CFE/Save the Sound applauds Lamont order on climate NEW HAVEN, CONN.—At a midday climate forum in Hartford, Governor Ned Lamont issued an executive order re-establishing the Governor’s Council on Climate Change and expanding its membership and scope. It also directs the Department […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Energy Funds: Brief filed as ratepayers, energy businesses, and environmental advocates continue push for review of decision

Immediate Release Friday, March 8, 2019 Contacts: Laura McMillan, CT Fund for the Environment (Plaintiff), 203-787-0646 Leticia Colon de Mejias (Plaintiff), 860-690-5522 Energy Funds: Brief filed as ratepayers, energy businesses, and environmental advocates continue push for review of decision U.S. District Court had ruled against ratepayers, energy efficiency and clean energy businesses, environmental orgs, and […]

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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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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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PRESS RELEASE: Oral arguments as Energy Funds lawsuit moves forward

Immediate Release September 13, 2018 Oral arguments as Energy Funds lawsuit moves forward Attorneys for injured ratepayers and businesses argue case in U.S. District Court New Haven, Conn. – The lawsuit to restore $145 million in Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy funds continued to move swiftly through the U.S. District Court system today as attorneys […]

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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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Draft energy strategy “overwhelmingly falls short,” says CFE

“State agencies and lawmakers need to get serious about rapidly ramping up renewables and energy efficiency, cutting emissions from cars and trucks, and clearly identifying how state policies will work together to meet the 2020 and 2050 targets,” said Claire Coleman.

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Budgets raid clean energy, efficiency funds; advocates and businesses decry impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Budgets swipe funding for clean energy and efficiency programs; advocates, local businesses decry impact to environment and economy Energy Efficiency and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to be raided Hartford, Conn.—Labor, public health, consumer and environmental advocates, as well as owners and employees of local clean energy businesses, denounce […]

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