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RI Leads the Way: Good News from the End of the 2022 Legislative Session

June 30, 2022

Ready for some good news? The 2022 Rhode Island General Assembly wrapped up last week, and we are happy to report that several of Clean Water Action’s priority bills crossed the finish line!

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Connecticut's Home Energy Action Campaign Update

June 22, 2022

On Tuesday, June 14, Clean Water Action attended an event at Waterbury City Hall to promote the Waterbury Home Energy Campaign.

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Waterbury Home Energy Action Campaign Launches!

June 6, 2022

Our Home Energy Action Campaign is official! We’re excited to work with partners and local leaders in Waterbury to help residents learn about and participate in the Home Energy Solutions program administered by Eversource. 

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Big wins for climate this session!

May 16, 2022

The Connecticut legislative session ended on May 4th and we’re celebrating some big wins on climate! 

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NJ Governor Murphy's Proposed Budget: Stronger Investments Needed for a Livable Climate Future

March 29, 2022

Today, Eric Benson, Clean Water Action's NJ Campaign Director, testified at the first of two Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee public hearings on Governor Phil Murphy’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2023. 

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Climate Action Now!

March 23, 2022

Together, with our amazing phone canvass team, we’re urging all legislators to support and pass these bills by the end of session on May 9th.  Join us to fight for bold climate action now!!

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New Jersey’s Stalled Road to Clean Transportation

March 8, 2022

New Jersey is moving forward to adopt a suite of California diesel reduction measures including the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule and Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE) rules. This is an important step in the right direction, but the rules don’t go far enough, fast enough.

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Ramping Up Energy Efficiency for People and the Planet!

March 7, 2022

When we think about addressing climate change, we may not think about the value of energy efficiency, but energy efficiency initiatives in buildings reduces energy consumption and fossil fuels and is one of the key ways to mitigate climate change in Connecticut.

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Hope in the Face of Turmoil

December 14, 2021

With your help, we can continue to charge forward together towards this healthier tomorrow.

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One step closer to energy equity at work and at home

November 10, 2021

Last week the MA Energy Efficiency Advisory Council* voted on the resolution for its 2022-2024 plan. The final resolution reiterates the Council’s priorities, including greenhouse emission reductions, investments in workforce development, and equity. Now, we need the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to prioritize energy and climate justice and vote for an equitable energy efficiency program for our State.