Anne Hulick - Connecticut Director

PFAS Rhode Island

Big Wins to Stop "Forever Chemicals"

November 14, 2019

We’re celebrating some big wins with our Mind the Store campaign work this fall! This campaign focuses on targeting major retailers and urging them to work with their suppliers to shift away from toxic chemicals in products, including the “forever chemicals” known as PFAS or per and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Recent highlights include: 

September 17, 2019: Home Depot announces it will no longer sell carpets or textiles containing PFAS chemicals.

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Celebrating Good Times & Environmental Champions in Connecticut

November 12, 2019

Learn more about our Fall Harvest event!

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Working With Students to Protect Our Water

August 21, 2019

One of the best things about working for Clean Water Action is the opportunity to meet and work with so many wonderful people on a variety of issues that protect our water and reduce pollution. A highlight this year was working with students and teachers at the Connecticut River Academy to design and build a rain garden that will reduce stormwater runoff into the Connecticut River.

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Update: PFAS in Connecticut

August 20, 2019

It’s unfortunate that it took a tragic spill of nearly 40,000 gallons of firefighting foam into the Farmington River for PFAS contamination to finally get some attention in Connecticut. And we’re finally getting some action -- U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is leading efforts in Washington to assure that firefighting foam containing PFAS chemicals is no longer required by the Department of Defense (DOD). We thank the Senator for his efforts and are proud to join with him to urge strong federal action. 

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PFAS spill - A Tragic Irony

July 24, 2019

Learn more about our fight to protect Connecticut's waterways from PFAS contamination.

We Won! Historic State Water Plan Passes in Connecticut

June 26, 2019

Clean Water Action celebrates the passage of the historic State Water Plan.

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Protecting Clean Energy in Connecticut

April 23, 2019

Earth Month is a good time to share what we’re doing together to protect the planet, startingin Connecticut.

Hartford skyline and Connecticut River. Photo credit: Sean Pavone / iStock

Hearing from Our Members

February 25, 2019

CT Member Survey Results

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Protecting Our Health from Toxic PFAS Chemicals

January 15, 2019

At the 2018 annual Safer States meeting, state leads, scientists, lawyers and advocates from across the U.S, discussed the stark reality of the health and environmental impacts of per and polyfluorinated chemicals, commonly referred to as PFAS.

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Stop the Raids

December 10, 2018

Last year, the General Assembly voted to divert $175 million dollars from the Connecticut Green Bank, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the Conservation and Load Management and Clean Energy Funds to plug a budget hole.