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News Release | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps Cities Address Infrastructure and Parking Challenges

Hartford, CT – With electric vehicles (EVs) hitting U.S. streets in record numbers, a new study released by Environment Connecticut Research and Policy Center and Frontier Group highlights best practices to help local officials make their cities as EV-friendly as possible. The new report, “Plugging In: Readying America’s Cities for the Arrival of Electric Vehicles,” includes local and state data for about the projected number of electric cars expected on the road in coming years, and how cities can accommodate these new EVs with enough places to park and recharge. 

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.

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