Connecticut News

Clean Water Action Visits Local Retailers to Discuss Latest Retailer Report Card

"I’m proud to see that many large global retailers are paying attention to this campaign and consumer demands for safer products and applaud those that have received top grades.  There is much more that needs to be done and I am particularly disturbed to see the two top retailers of baby products falling behind.  Hopefully, our visit today and the release of the 2nd Retailer Report Card will urge both Babies R Us and Buy Buy Baby to take serious action.”

Advocates & Legislators Stand Together in Opposition to Deep Cuts to Clean Energy Programs in 2018-2019 Connecticut Budget

September 27, 2017

“Instead of raiding the funds that support clean energy and energy-efficiency in our state, we should be leading by example to aggressively scale up energy savings on the state’s own buildings, which spend an estimated $200 million per year on energy.  These cuts are short- sighted and will do lasting economic damage.” — Melissa Everett, Ph.D., CT Energy and Sustainability Program Manager, Clean Water Action.

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"The bill passed by the Senate addresses some core weaknesses of our outdated chemical safety laws - but it further restricts states, narrowing their ability to protect people from chemical health threats,"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

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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.