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The fight against fossil fuel expansion in New England has a new front in Killingly, Connecticut. Climate activists want the state to reject a proposed natural gas plant there, which is tied to the company behind a controversial pipeline development currently underway in Minnesota and a recently completed natural gas line in New England.

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Yale University is setting up new guidelines for its investments — and the institution said it will divest in fossil fuel companies who don’t act responsibly.

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It’s Spring!  As the weather grows warmer and more people get vaccinated against COVID-19, popular sites like the Long Island Sound could be teeming with visitors very soon.  Will the Sound be ready?  This week on The Full Story we’ll explore the health of the Long Island Sound and how federal grants are funding local groups to improve the watershed and preserve it for future generations.  We’ll also take a closer look at the Green Amendment, which could guarantee a healthy environment for all New Yorkers. 

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said the state’s role in the multistate Transportation Climate Initiative will mean better health for residents.

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Connecticut lawmakers on the state environment committee have advanced legislation that would ban foam takeout containers, starting in July 2023.

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