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The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an advocacy organization, released a report on Wednesday revealing that more than 40,000 industrial and municipal sites are known to use PFAS across the country. It’s part of a push to clean up the so-called forever chemicals.

N.Y. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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New York made the commitment last year to use the state pension fund to divest from companies that worsen climate change. This year’s portfolio contains a few climate-related agreements.

New Haven
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A Boston-based environmental group filed a lawsuit last week against Gulf and Shell Oil over their fuel storage terminals in New Haven. The aim is to make companies install safeguards to prevent oil spills in the event of a severe storm.

C19: Rock the Shot

Jun 25, 2021
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Connecticut’s newest vaccine incentive — free concert tickets. Over a million New Yorkers are behind on rent, advancing clean water goals on Long Island, and changing gender on a state ID is about to get easier.

Customers call for Long Island Power Authority to end its service contract with PSEG Long Island.
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PSEG Long Island was unable to meet their self-imposed deadline to fix communication system issues that led to poor performance during Tropical Storm Isaias a year ago. A Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) report found that all of those problems were preventable, and even though their service provider made upgrades, the system is considered “antiquated.”

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