Connecticut News

Chemical reform: Progress, but not enough

June 8, 2016

"The bill passed by the Senate addresses some core weaknesses of our outdated chemical safety laws - but it further restricts states, narrowing their ability to protect people from chemical health threats,"

In Celebration of World Water Day, State Environmental Advocates Urge Stronger Protection of Connecticut's Waters

March 22, 2016

In recognition of World Water Day, many of Connecticut’s major environmental groups announced their renewed commitment to safeguard all the state’s water resources including streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands and drinking water sources.

Connecticut Residents, Advocacy Groups Voice Concerns Over Deal With Niagara

March 11, 2016

MDC and the Town Of Bloomfield To Privatize And Sell Water; Advocates  Urge CT General Assembly to Support State New Legislation To Protect Water

Clean Energy Wind Turbine Sun

Empowering Clean Energy Communities

March 18, 2016

Connecticut has a great way to connect skilled volunteers and residents to local energy planning and policy efforts: the Clean Energy Task Force. There are more than 60 task forces across the state.

A Huge Victory for Our Water in Connecticut and Across the Nation

From Long Island Sound  to the Connecticut and Quinnipiac Rivers to all of the lakes and ponds in between, water supports business, recreation, and drinking water throughout Connecticut. 

Lawmakers and Advocates Urge Ban of Toxic Chemical Flame Retardants From Products That Expose Children

March 26, 2015

Studies Show These Chemicals Don’t Provide Fire Safety Benefit and are Highly Toxic