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Safer Sofas

Toxic flame retardant chemicals are no longer needed in home products made with polyurethane foam—but a new report shows that while many companies are making sure their products are free of toxic flame retardants, others are lagging behind.

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Empowering Clean Energy Communities

Connecticut has a great way to connect skilled volunteers and residents to local energy planning and policy efforts: the Clean Energy Task Force. There are more than 60 task forces across the state.

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Solar for All – Building for Breakthrough

Community shared renewables – continues to stall. But we're changing that.

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Tell Amazon to improve their grade on toxics

Amazon received an “F” grade in the recent Mind the Store Retailer Report Card for failing to take actions to protect shoppers from toxic chemicals. Let Amazon know an “F” isn’t acceptable by sending your message today.

From We All Live Downstream

A picture of Little Tuscarora Creek in Frederick County. The banks are slightly eroded.  Several mature trees are leaning over toward the water on the left, while newly-planted trees are on the right.

Protect EPA

March 22, 2017

 In the 1970s, 88% of American children had elevated levels of lead in their blood. Today that number is less than 1%.  Bald eagles, once nearly extinct, have made a dramatic comeback.  The US has cut air pollution 70% while our economy has tripled.  

Climate change forum at Sen. Blumenthal's office

In the streets and in our Senator’s office, we will not be silent

January 30, 2017

I never thought being packed in a massive sea of people for hours on end would be so inspiring!

Here for the Ladies at the Women's March in DC

In Praise of Chaos

January 24, 2017

I spent four hours at the Women’s March on Washington wandering around in a sea of pink hats and clever signs.