EPA

Anthony Moaton

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says he’s confident there will be federal funding for the cleanup of Long Island Sound despite attempts by the Trump Administration to defund the program.

Mike Groll / AP

The former EPA regional administrator under President Obama says scientists who leaked the report on further evidence of climate change to the New York Times should be commended as “whistleblowers.”

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Connecticut has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failure to take timely action on a petition to limit air pollution that drifts into the state from coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania.

Keith Srakocic / AP

Air quality has improved across the Northeast according to the American Lung Association’s 2017 State of the Air Report. But, plans to turn environmental regulation back to the states could endanger progress in New York and Connecticut.

Seth Wenig / AP

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has joined attorneys general from more than a dozen states, including Connecticut, in opposition of President Donald Trump’s executive order to dismantle the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.

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