Today the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled key elements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon emissions of fossil-fuel burning power plants under the Clean Air Act through its ruling on West Virginia v. EPA.
On Wednesday, January 5, New York Governor Kathy Hochul delivered a bold State of the State address, with an ambitious environmental agenda to combat climate change and make major investments in clean energy infrastructure. Most exciting was the proposal to increase the Clean Water, Clean Air and Green Jobs Bond Act (formerly the Environmental Bond […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On June 13, we participated in a press conference demanding passage of TCI to address public health disparities. Below is the press release from our partners at Transport Hartford. HARTFORD, CT – June 13, 2021 – During a press conference in front of the Community Health Services at 1pm in Hartford on Albany Avenue, advocates […]
Hartford, CT – Tuesday afternoon, medical and healthcare professionals sent a letter to Connecticut House and Senate leadership calling for swift passage of the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). In the letter, they proclaimed support for TCI for the following reasons: improved air quality, reduced likelihood of health burdens, creation of clean jobs, as well […]