PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Outcomes of the 2024 Connecticut Legislative Session

Failure to act on climate and environmental justice; wins for healthy waters and habitats; major environmental rights rollback defeated New Haven, CT. – The 2024 state legislative session followed the pattern of recent years, with laudable passage of multiple policies to protect public health, clean water, and habitats contrasting with yet another year of failure […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Key NYS Clean Water Funding Restored in State Budget

Larchmont, NY —The New York State Legislature and Governor Kathy Hochul cut the delay in reaching a budget deal this session nearly in half of what it was in 2023. The real good news is that funding for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act avoided the same fate. The record $237 billion state budget for FY […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CT Coalition for Climate Action Joined Legislators in Support of HB 5004, Highlighted Health Effects

Hartford, CT – Today, the Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action joined Rep. Christine Palm, Rep. Geraldo Reyes, Rep. Aundré Baumgardner, Rep. Dominique Johnson, Rep. John Michael Parker, Rep. Sarah Keitt, Rep. Jennifer Leeper, Rep. David Michel, Rep. Amy Morrin Bello, and Rep. Anne Hughes along with business leaders, health care professionals, students, and others in support […]

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ACTION ALERT: CT’s most important climate bill this year

Opponents dubbed it the Green Monster. We know it as Connecticut’s best hope for meaningful climate action this year. The climate bill that the state legislature’s Environment Committee will discuss on Friday is a monster—and that’s a good thing! The climate crisis demands action on all fronts, and this big bill includes a plethora of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: CT Coalition for Climate Action Supports HB 5004

Applauds provisions in raised bill that respond to the majority of Connecticut residents’ demand for climate action New Haven, CT – Today the Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action voiced its support for  Raised Bill HB 5004, a Connecticut General Assembly Environment Committee Bill. The Coalition, a broad-based group of more than 40 health care providers, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action releases 2024 legislative agenda

Accountability, renewable energy, efficiency top priority list New Haven, CT – Today, the Connecticut Coalition for Climate Action announced its legislative priorities for the 2024 legislative session. The Coalition, a broad-based group of more than 40 health care providers, scientists, environmental organizations, religious groups, and others representing more than 300,000 members, was formed one year […]

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2023 Year in Review

As we bid farewell to another impactful year, we extend our deepest gratitude to every one of you—our invaluable members, supporters, advocates, and volunteers. Your commitment to the well-being of our environment has been the driving force behind our successes. Whether it was picking up beach litter, signing petitions for land restoration or climate action, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Response to Tweed Airport Environmental Assessment

Senior legal director Roger Reynolds: “In a grim and cynical Christmas gift, the final environmental assessment for the proposed expansion of Tweed Airport was released today. Issuing this controversial and long-awaited decision the last business day before Christmas is an obvious attempt to hide it. “The decision fundamentally ignores critical input from the public, CT […]

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