In CT and beyond, emissions worsen air quality and contribute to global warming, which can cause or exacerbate air quality degradation.
As America heads into Election Day, environmentalists are warning that time for turning back climate change impacts is running short.
A federal ruling scored a victory – though likely a temporary one – for Connecticut in its ongoing fight with the Environmental Protection Agency over the pollution from other states that winds up in the Northeast.
Connecticut plans to sue the Trump administration over a plan that could keep coal plants running dirtier and longer.
Connecticut’s new attorney general is taking on the Trump administration’s environmental rollbacks.
WASHINGTON – Gov. Dannel Malloy on Friday lauded the U.S. Environmental Agency’s reversal of its decision to delay a new rule that would lower the level of ozone emissions permitted from fossil-fuel burning, such as the exhaust from auto tailpipes and power plant smokestacks. Malloy had argued a stricter ozone rule is needed because Connecticut is polluted by emissions from other states, putting its businesses at a disadvantage and threatening the health of state residents.
As the EPA readies new air pollution standards, Connecticut not only doesn’t meet the old ones, it has some of the worst air in the country — and it’s been getting worse.