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Building Power: Community Partnerships
It’s no secret that the environmental health problems facing society, from rising rates of certain cancers and learning disabilities to the power of corporate polluters to the climate crisis, are daunting. These are complex and often long-term battles that call for smart strategies, persistence and tools that multiply this impact.
One of Clean Water Action’s most powerful answers to these often frustrating dynamics: tapping into the power of community partners who help shine the light on society’s need for a healthier New England while adding their creativity and knowledge of local issues to the mix. Clean Water Action works shoulder to shoulder with these partners to build a healthier tomorrow. Read on and meet a few of the leaders Clean Water Action is proud to have on the team. Read More
Connecticut has strong incentives and financing for clean energy, but through no fault of their own, most residents are unable to participate. Many of our communities are ill-suited for solar power due to tree cover or the direction the roofs face. Additionally, renters are left out as they lack property on which to install a clean energy system. Click here to send a message in support of HB 5412.
Are you concerned about all the reports on toxic chemicals in products that could be harmful to children? Tell your legislators to pass Senate Bill 126, An Act Concerning Children’s Exposure to Chemicals, this year! - click here!
Connecticut residents want to protect ourselves and those we love, preventing harm especially to babies and young children. Our homes and our bodies should be safe from unwanted and dangerous intrusion. But there's a toxic problem putting our health at risk.
Clean Water Action coordinates the Connecticut Climate Coalition, a coalition of more than 90 health, faith, business, and environmental organizations.