Protect the Connecticut River
The Connecticut River and its rich watershed represent the best of our state’s natural heritage. But the River is at risk of destructive development. Learn more.
Through Environment Connecticut, thousands of citizen members are teaming up with a professional staff to stand up for the places we love and the environmental values we share.
In July 2011, President Obama announced plans for nationwide clean car standards that will require new cars and light trucks to meet an average of 54.5 miles per gallon through 2025. The work of Environment Connecticut’s staff, members and allies to adopt clean car standards here in Connecticut as far back as 2004 helped pave the way for this step — the single biggest step our nation has ever taken to end its addiction to oil. Nathan Willcox, our federal global warming program director, had the honor of thanking the president in person.