Press Release: Momentum for TCI Grows as Connecticut Municipalities Pass Resolutions in Support of Transportation & Climate Initiative

Hartford, CT – With a vote of the Hartford City Council, last night Hartford became the latest Connecticut municipality to pass a resolution in support of the regional cap-and-invest program, the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). Many town and city leaders have stressed that they see supporting TCI as part of their solemn duty to […]

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Press Release: TCI Excluded from Agenda as Governor Lamont Issues Call for Special Session

New Haven, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today called the Connecticut General Assembly to meet in a limited special session beginning Monday, September 27, 2021, for the sole purpose of approving a renewal of the declaration of public health and civil preparedness emergencies that were issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lack of […]

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Press Release: Bronin, Docs, Biz, Enviros Call on CGA to Pass TCI in Special Session

Hartford, CT – Today, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin joined Save the Sound, members of the Connecticut TCI Coalition (representing nearly 100 advocates and supporters), businesses, and healthcare professionals at Union Station in Hartford to call on the Connecticut General Assembly to reconvene for a special session to pass the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) legislation […]

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Press Release: CT Is Failing Residents on Climate Action, New State Report Shows

Legislative action on TCI imperative in 2021 special session; new climate accountability provisions needed in 2022 session. New Haven, Conn. – Today, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection released its greenhouse gas emissions inventory for 2018, the most recent data available. It highlights that not only do emissions from the transportation sector remain […]

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Elsa Foreshadows Climate Change’s Human and Environmental Impacts

Tropical Storm Elsa made landfall in the Long Island Sound region in the early hours of Friday, July 9, dropping between 1.5 and 5 inches of rain on communities in New York and Connecticut in less than 12 hours. This resulted in coastal and inland flooding, road closures, rescues of several people from vehicles, and […]

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Taking Climate Impacts to Congress

This year’s hurricane season has just begun, and already it’s exposing our communities’ vulnerability to storms. Flash flooding. Power outages. Inundated subways and washed-out train lines. Millions of gallons of raw sewage overflowing into streets and basements. All of which you documented. And it’s expected to get worse with climate change. So we’re talking to […]

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CT Legislative Session Wrap-Up: The Midnight Report

Wins for LI Sound and public health; unfinished business on climate This release represents the best information available to us as of sine die. Updates will be made as needed. Hartford, Conn. – One of the most unusual sessions in memory has also proven one of the most momentous for Connecticut’s environment, with substantial victories […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Save the Sound Identifies 18 Resiliency Projects in New Report

Getting projects to shovel-ready status could leverage federal dollars for Connecticut communities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContacts: Laura McMillan, lmcmillan@savethesound.org; Javier Román-Nieves, jroman-nieves@savethesound.org New Haven, Connecticut – Today Save the Sound released a guide to 18 priority projects along the central Connecticut coast that would use nature-based solutions to restore habitats and protect shoreline communities from the […]

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