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Westport Selectman Outraged Over Blumenthal Endorsement

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Westport Selectman Gavin Anderson expressed outrage over the National League of Conservation Voters’ endorsement of  Richard Blumenthal earlier this month.  His email to the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV), which is reprinted below, reflects his view that Mr. Blumenthal is a “self confessed, admitted public liar” because of statements about military service.  Mr. Blumenthal’s opponent, […] [Read More]
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Connecticut League Of Conservation Voters Backs Blumenthal For Sentate

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The National League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, today announced its endorsement of Richard Blumenthal for U.S. Senate.  Connecticut’s own League of Conservation Voters seconded that endorsement with one of its own.    “LCV Action Fund is proud to endorse Richard Blumenthal for U.S. […] [Read More]
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Yale Professor Daniel Esty To Address CT Environmental Summit

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For the past ten years, the Environmental Summit, organized by the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters,  has provided a unique opportunity for environmental leaders and elected officials to share information and discuss legislative priorities before the start of the legislative session through informal networking and panel discussions..  Signficantly, anyone in Connecticut can join the key […] [Read More]
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Jay Walder’s Vision For MTA

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On September 22, 2010, the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (“NYLCV Education Fund”) hosted Jay Walder, Chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority (“MTA”), at an Eco-Partner Breakfast, a quarterly event at which leaders from around New York State meet to network and discuss issues of environmental concern. Jay Walder was nominated by […] [Read More]
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CTLCV Endorses 28 in Political Races

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The bipartisan Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) has endorsed a bipartisan slate of 28 candidates, all of whom demonstrate strong leadership on environmental issues. To obtain the endorsement, the candidates must be committed to protecting Connecticut’s land, water, air, and wildlife, and to working for sustainable solutions to pressing state issues like transportation, energy, and […] [Read More]
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Dog Bites Man—4.7 Million Times A Year

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Consumer Reports Safety blog recently reported the alarming statistic that each year there are 4.7 million dog bites in the United States.   Apart from postal workers, often find themselves violent pets, children are particularly vulnerable.   Each year 800,000 Americans seek medical attention for dog bites; half of them children. Of those injured, 386,000 require treatment in […] [Read More]
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Don’t Blame Cows: Manipulation Of Climate Change Data

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CNN reported not too long ago that Frank Mitloehner, an air quality specialist from the University of California at Davis, accused the authors of a 2006 report published by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (“FAO”), titled “Livestock’s Long Shadow”, of skewing scientific data to grossly exaggerate the impact of livestock farming on climate change […] [Read More]
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High Speed Rail for Connecticut

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  The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (“CTLCV”) reported yesterday that United States Senator Chris Dodd and United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood made a special appearance at Connecticut’s capital yesterday to discuss the future of a high speed rail corridor connecting New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts.  The DOT Secretary advised the press […] [Read More]
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