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CCEJ Stages Climate Circus at State Capitol
On February 14th, CCEJ took to the steps of the state capitol in Hartford to lampoon Gov. Malloy's newly proposed energy strategy that
calls for increased use of natural gas and labelling trash incineration as renewable energy.
Read more and watch a clip of the Climate Circus on YouTube
CCEJ Summer Youth Speak Out
Hartford youth from CCEJ's first ever Summer Youth Program share their experiences in a new set of YouTube videos.
Hot off the
Presses! Climate Justice in Bridgeport, a New Newsletter
CCEJ publishes the first newsletter about the climate impacts
of coal plant pollution on Bridgeport, CT.
Read the newsletter!
Clean Energy, Not Natural Gas, to Replace the Bridgeport Coal Plant
Working with parnters Connecticut Fund for the Environment and Toxics Action Center, CCEJ is attempting to close
down the coal plant in Bridgeport, CT, the last coal plant in our state. Some have argued to replace the plant
with a natural gas facility. CCEJ feels however natural gas is as nearly as bad for environment and
public health as coal.
Read some of the reasons why.
Flame Retardants Fail to Prevent Fire But Endanger Health
An investigative report by the Chicago Tribune reveals that flame retardants, the chemicals
designed to prevent fire in our pillows, beds, toys, and furniture, do not work as promised and in fact may be a factor behind many chronic diseases.
Read about flame retardants' real impact
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All About Connecticut's Environmental Justice Law
environmental justice law gives poor communities statewide valuable tools to confront
pollution impairing their health and environment.
- Community thrilled over new EJ law: read the story!
- View PowerPoint presentations on the EJ
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