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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

News Release | Environment Connecticut

CONNECTICUT ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS APPLAUD GOVERNOR’S VETO OF FISHING SEASON FOR GLASS EELS

Environment Connecticut and our allies applauded Governor Malloy’s veto of a bill that could have allowed a fishing season for glass eels, the juvenile form of the American eel. The American Eel is currently under consideration by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a candidate for the Endangered Species list.

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News Release | Environment Connecticut

EPA proposes first-ever nationwide limits on carbon pollution from power plants

On Monday, June 2, 2014 the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the first-ever, federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants, the largest single source of global warming pollution in America.

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News Release | Environment Connecticut

Connecticut Charging Ahead toward Electric Cars

On May 29, Connecticut and 7 other states unveiled a plan to put over 3 million electric cars on the road within 12 years.

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News Release | Environment Connecticut

CT Legislature Passes Toxic Fracking Waste Moratorium

On Wednesday, May 7, just minutes before the end of the 2014 legislative session, the CT House of Representatives passed SB 237, establishing a minimum three year moratorium on processing, storage, and dumping of toxic fracking waste.

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New Climate Science Report Warns of Growing Threat and Urgent Need for Action

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change officially released its latest report on global warming. The report makes a compelling case that quick action to cut carbon pollution is urgently needed – and without it, the risk to future generations will only continue to grow.

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