News Releases

News Release | Environment America

Trump administration announces steps to replace EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Today, the Trump administration took its first step toward rolling back the EPA’s Clean Power Plan by announcing a move to replace this critical program that cuts power plant pollution. Environment America released the following statement in response:

News Release | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

Environment Connecticut Unveils Plan to Guide Colleges and Universities Toward 100% Renewable Energy

Today, Environment Connecticut Research and Policy Center, touting the leadership role that colleges and universities must play in the clean energy revolution, unveiled a 10 point plan to guide college campuses  toward 100 percent renewable energy.

News Release | Environment America

Health, Business, and Community Voices Urge EPA to Keep Clean Water Rule

Today more than 600 leaders from 43 states – including doctors and nurses, business owners, state and local officials, and watershed activists - urged U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to maintain the Clean Water Rule.  Environment America Research & Policy Center submitted their comments in response to EPA’s proposal to dismantle the Rule, which restored federal protections to drinking water sources for 117 million Americans.

News Release | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

Campaign launched to educate Connecticut residents about 100 percent renewable energy

Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center is deploying dozens of door-knockers this summer in a major effort to educate Connecticut residents about the prospects for shifting to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

News Release | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

It’s Time to Get the Lead out of School Drinking Water

 Hartford – A national analysis released by Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center gave Connecticut a grade of “F” for failing to prevent children’s drinking water from becoming laced with lead at school. The group called for action to ensure lead-free water in Connecticut’s schools.

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