Fracking Waste and Water Contamination

Roy Krueger, Ezra Schwartz, Robert Krueger and Noah Ackert of the Polymechs, a FIRST* Lego League team based in Redding, CT, have been studying how fracking waste may contribute to drinking water contamination.

Accelerating local leaders’ expertise

Municipalities are taking big steps to expand their use of renewable energy, and to ensure energy security in emergencies, building resilience into their physical systems and community response capabilities.

CTEnergyNetwork Members at work

Some of CT’s most experienced clean energy advocates hail from Enfield, Milford, Weston, Wilton, Portland, Fairfield, Westport, Brookfield, Newtown and Branford.



Community Updates


For those concerned about the climate crisis…

Small info cards, about 3”x4”, are available in quantities of 100 and more; if interested, please contact Patrice Gillespie .


… 2018 has been named the Year of Local Action. And the Eastern CT Green Action group is leading the way. ECGA was formed by several people from towns in eastern Connecticut. Initially most people were from Mansfield; as of now, people from Andover, Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Hampton, Lebanon, Pomfret, Scotland, Tolland, Willington and Windham are members.

With the publication of his excellent weekly newsletter CT Green News, ECGA co-founder Peter Millman is helping us Nutmeggers stay up to date on issues, events and opportunities for concerned citizens to connect with their elected officials. He has published over 50 editions of his newsletter, and would love to broaden his every Friday distribution. Just contact Peter via and benefit from his convenient digest of important news and environmentally-focused online postings.


Calendar Highlights


HIGHLIGHTS OF CT’s FALL GATHERING of clean energy task forces can be found here in our Knowledge Center’s Program Archives pages. Diane Duva (the Director of Energy Demand at DEEP’s Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy is pictured here) facilitating the shaping of our state’s energy future.

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Clean Energy Communities Listening Session Letter of Thanks and Follow-up

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