Noting that significant Federal and State funds were used to finance the massive re-building of the Stratford sewer system several years ago, the EPA letterexpresses concern over the long-term viability of this wastewater infrastructure, should it be sold to a private corporation.
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WORLD leaders are at the United Nations this week, at the invitation of Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, to “champion an ambitious vision anchored in action that will enable a meaningful global agreement” on climate change next year. But if history is any guide, the dialogue is unlikely to produce the ramped-up response we need to address the many threats we face from the unrelenting buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. … Click on this Environmental Headline for more of this story from Daniel C. Esty.
Green Party speakers at NYC People’s Climate March. Howie Hawkins talks People Power https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LPBLekVs54 Brian Jones Lifting People Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7xpsCIPkYU Jill Stein https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLAsx_dfjig Brian Jones & Howie Hawkins Rally the Green Party https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iorQF33aATk Elizabeth May Canadian Green MP talks to US Green Party https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRWd6nNcQRg Please take the time to view, Tweet, Facebook Share these videos.
A note from Louis W. Burch, Government Relations, Citizens Campaign for the Environment Pharmacies will be able to take back unused medications for safe disposal Flushing and landfilling are never the right disposal solutions for unused pharmaceutical drugs. After years of relentless advocacy by CCE and our partners, safe drug disposal options will now become
The Coalition Backs Joint EPA-Army Corps “Waters Of The United States” Proposal To Clarify Clean Water Act Protections For Nation’s Waters
As thousands of migratory birds – especially hawks – and Monarch butterflies fly overhead, local residents and bird enthusiasts heard Connecticut DEEP Commissioner, speaking on behalf of Gov. Malloy, declare Sept. 21, 2014, “Important Bird Area Day” in Connecticut.
Common sense has so far prevailed over the failed predictions of global warming proponents, and the expansion of fracking continues.
Connecticut agriculture officials are marking a milestone in farmland preservation. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky (reh-VITS-‘kee) are scheduled to join hundreds of Connecticut farm families at the Farmland Preservation Celebration on the Lebanon Green on Saturday. For more on this story, visit: Connecticut ag officials mark milestone: 300 farms, 40,000
Was it hundreds from Conn? or Thousands? at the ?#?PeoplesClimateMarch?? The Associated Press, and therefore just about every newspaper in the state, ran the headline, courtesy of The AP, “Hundreds head from Conn. to NYC for climate march.” Other news organizations followed suit, like CBS reporting “Thousands to attend climate march.”
Having ridden the train with others, both going (on Saturday) and coming home Sunday, I think hundreds is a very low average estimate. Thousands of people from the state were in those trains. I spoke with people who boarded trains close to 7 a.m. Many others filled the trains later in the morning and day.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign sought to defend Malloy’s economic development policies in an ad released Friday that touts a $400 million deal with United Technologies Corp. approved earlier this year.
CTFarmProjectAgriculture is an important and growing business in Connecticut. It’s a $3.5 billion industry and supports more than 21,000 jobs. Yet of the total 3.5 million acres in Connecticut, only about 7% of land is used for farming today, and what remains is under threat. Prime farmland is one of our greatest local resources but
Connecticut is expected to be well-represented at Sunday’s People’s Climate March in New York City. Organizers say this will be the largest climate change protest in history. Connecticut labor unions, along with environmental, peace, and faith-based groups, will join over 1,400 groups nationwide in the march. It’s estimated that at least 1,000 people from Connecticut
As nurses, we care for our communities. We are there for the boy with the broken arm, the lady from the bank with heart problems, or the retiree with the flu. We are there when our friends and neighbors are hurting, and we do our best to get them better. We are there to help
It’s a prime habitat for nesting birds, including upland sandpipers, grasshopper sparrows and bobolinks. However, an $84 million, 350,000-square-foot outlet shopping center is planned for the site.
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Lori Armstrong, director of nuclear safety and licensing at the plant, said 180 Millstone staff have participated in training to improve “rigorousness of troubleshooting.”
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Some conclusions include: The U.S. should cut overall emissions of global warming pollution by at least 80 percent below 2005 levels by 2050. This will require action at all levels of government.
The U.S. EPA should strengthen, finalize and implement the Clean Power Plan. Congress should also take action to drive down emissions and promote renewable energy, including by adopting a comprehensive national climate policy and passing a national renewable electricity standard.
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The South Western Regional Planning Agency SWRPA has prepared the Draft South Western Region 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program TIP. The TIP and associated Air Quality Conformity Documents will be available for public review and comment from September 22, 2014 through October 22, 2014.