CT Environmental Headlines (on indefinite hiatus) is more than a multiple-award-winning blog, or website, or daily e-mail. It is a community of individuals and organizations who share an interest in and a commitment to the conservation and preservation of Connecticut’s environment.

Founded in December of 2007, CT Environmental Headlines — the No.1 environmental news blog in Connecticut — has posted more than 20,000 environmental news stories, updated the site everyday, and sent thousands of e-mail updates to thousands of subscribers, Facebook friends, and Twitter followers.

Do you care about Connecticut’s environment? Do you work to protect and preserve our natural resources? Then you might be interested in CT Environmental Headlines.

Disseminate your environmental news. Advertise a service. Promote an event. Or show your support for the Connecticut’s environment through CT Environmental Headlines.

Who will see your ad or sponsorship?

CT Environmental Headlines (www.environmentalheadlines.com/ct) receives more than 5,000 visitors a month. More than 600 environmentally minded people subscribe to our e-mail updates. We have about 600 followers on Facebook and nearly 3,000 followers on Twitter.

The top 25 towns our website visitors come from are, in order, Hartford, New Haven, Cheshire, Newington, Hamden, Meriden, New Britain, Bridgeport, Cos Cob, Stamford, Stamford, Storrs Mansfield, Berlin, Wilton, Fairfield, Norwalk, North Haven, Wallingford, New Canaan, West Hartford, Danbury, Milford, Wethersfield, Westport, East Berlin, and Bethany.

Please call if you have any questions or would like to inquire about advertising rates.

Thank you very much for your interest in CT Environmental Headlines!

Very truly yours,

Christopher Zurcher, Editor

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More about us:

An increasing number of teachers, schools, and other educators, including libraries, plus towns and town officials as well as doctors, nurses, legislators and others interested in public health issues are finding CT Environmental Headlines a useful service.

There are many articles local environmentalists don’t see but would like to see if they had somewhere they could go to see them. Unless you are a subscriber or a regular visitor to all the newspapers and news sources in Connecticut and beyond, you won’t see the articles on CT Environmental Headlines anywhere else.

CT Environmental Headlines posts links to each day’s environmental news stories appearing in Connecticut newspapers. Additionally, readers are able to sign up for free e-mail updates that contain the content of the site. The e-mails are easily readable on the World Wide Web for those with slow connections.

An article in the Waterford Times reported on the Going Green Award that was presented to Waterford Public Schools on Nov. 15, 2008 by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education and the Department of Environmental Protection.

If you are a teacher at a school in Connecticut, or if you are a librarian at a library in Connecticut, or if you are a Connecticut state senator or Connecticut state representative at the Capitol in Hartford, then you have a vested interested in the health and well being of your students, customers, and constituents. CT Environmental Headlines provides easy access to all the state’s news headlines published on the Internet.

CT Environmental Headlines also covers national stories of state importance. Employees at the Connecticut science centers including the The Mystic Aquarium and Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk also find the Headlines a useful service to keep abreast of things going on in the state’s environmental community.

Readers include environmental lawyers, members of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, the Connecticut legislature, environmental lawyers, lobbyists and anyone interested in environmental news in Connecticut, as well as national and international stories that affect the health of the air, land and water in Connecticut.

The blog depends on support from its readers, as well as organizations and companies who would benefit from advertising their products and/or services to environmentalists and an eco-friendly audience.

We’ve had great success with all of the ads that people and organizations have run on the blog.

The audience of environmental organizations, businesses, law firms, towns, libraries, colleges, universities, students, journalists, editors and others offers a specific audience for companies and organizations wishing to tell others about what they do, whether it’s an upcoming event or a new product.

CT Environmental Headlines will review your environmentally friendly product or do a write up about the services that you offer and send that information to environmentalists and others interested in the environment who visit the blog and/or receive our daily e-mail updates.

Contact CT Environmental Headlines by e-mailing chris@environmentalheadlines.com, or call (203) 886-5905 today.

CT Environmental Headlines tries to cull all the news that is happening in the state in regard to:

• Smart growth and sprawl;
• Energy proposals and other energy issues like developments in the geothermal industry;
• Nuclear and other power plant news;
• The Clean Water Fund;
• Climate change and global warming;
• Diesel emissions and other air quality issues;
• Fuel cells;
• Biodiesel;
• Green building;
• Hazardous waste;
• Land trusts;
• Prized water bodies like Long Island Sound, the Farmington River and other rivers;
• Lyme disease and other deer issues as they affect health and the environment;
• Pleasure Beach;
• Wildlife and endangered species;
• Preservation and conservation;
• Route 34 in New Haven;
• Safe streets;
• Solar energy;
• Urban, organic and other farm and farming issues;
• The Audubon Society;
• Bicycle and other transportation and mass transit issues as they affect the environment;
• The Hartford-Springfield busway;
• Development;
• The Greenway;
• Millstone nuclear power plant;
• Parks;
• Pollution;
• Recycling;
• Reservoirs, sewers, wetlands and other water quality issues;
• Sustainability;
• Tweed Airport; and
• Wind energy.

The news sources we browse regularly include:

National and international sources including the The U.K. Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, Newsday, The Boston Globe, USAToday, Washinton Post, the US EPA news page.

Daily newspaper websites including The Hartford Courant, the Waterbury Republican-American, the Danbury News-Times, The Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, The Hour of Norwalk, The Day in New London, The Norwich Bulletin, the Journal Inquirer of Manchester, New Haven Register, New Britain Herald, Middletown Press, Torrington Register Citizen, Bristol Press, Yale Daily News and the Litchfield County Times,

Weeklies including the Guilford Courier, the East Haven Courier, the Berlin Citizen, The Cheshire Herald, the North Haven Citizen, the Southington Citizen, Town Times of Durham and Middlefield, The Easton Courier, the Fairfield Sun, Greenwich Post, Huntingon Herald, Lewisboro Ledger, Milford Mirror, The New Milford Spectrum, Monroe Courier, New Canaan Advertiser, The Oxford Gazette, Redding Pilot, Ridgefield Press, Stratford Star, Trumbull Times, The Valley Gazette of Ansonia, Derby, Oxford and Seymour, The Weston Forum, The Wilton Bulletin, The Amity Observer, The Bridgeport News, The Darien Times, The Montville Times, Mansfield Today.

Other online sources include Tom Andersen’s thissphere.blogspot.com, New Haven Independent and the new Valley Independent covering the Naugatuck Valley, NewHartfordPlus, Litchfield County Mom, Hartford Business Journal and Business New Haven.


Awards and other recognitions:

  • CT DEP Green Circle Award
  • Rockfall Foundation recognition for statewide leadership and creativity in growing a strong culture and advocacy for environmental issues, including climate change, energy, land use, recycling, transportation, clean water, wildlife, green buildings, and health impacts.
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