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Learn who won big at CCEJ's 2014 Holiday Party!

BLOG: Water for Life by Organizer Olivia Carnegie
CCEJ Hartford Organizer Olivia Carnegie reflects on passage of a Hartford city council resolution in favor of the EPA rule that will clarify the Clean Water Act.
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Victory! Bridgeport City Council Endorses Transition for Coal Plant
On October 6th, Bridgeport's city council passed a resolution okaying a citizen-led committee to decide a just transition for the city's PSEG coal plant.
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Justice, a CCEJ newsletter, debuts
Check out the first edition of CCEJ's brand-new newsletter with important info on our organizing work, upcoming events, staff, and more.
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New Law Will Mean End to Hartford Incinerator
This spring, Connecticut passed a law that will begin a process to close and re-purpose Hartford's trash burning plant, the nation's 5th largest incinerator.
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Former CCEJ President Speaks about Climate Change Impacts Expected in Black Communities
On the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner radio program, former CCEJ president Dr. Mark Mitchell discussed health risks that black communities face due to climate change.
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CCEJ Protests Bridgeport Coal Plant at PSEG Headquarters
CCEJ supporters voiced anger at PSEG Headquarters in New Jersey about the company's Bridgeport coal plant that has created a legacy of air pollution and illness for its city's residents.
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Hartford Recycles Project A Success
CCEJ's Hartford Recycles project has convinced public housing sites, multifamily dwellers, and small businesses citywide to recycle more than 150 tons of waste since 2010.
Read about Hartford Recycles and an interview with one of our Recycling Captains!

CCEJ Summer Youth Speak Out
Hartford youth from CCEJ's first ever Summer Youth Program share their experiences in a set of YouTube videos.
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Climate Justice in Bridgeport
CCEJ's newsletter about the climate impacts of coal plant pollution on Bridgeport, CT.
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CCEJ gets EJ bill passed!

All About Connecticut's Environmental Justice Law
Connecticut’s environmental justice law gives poor communities statewide valuable tools to confront pollution impairing their health and environment.
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- Community thrilled over EJ law: read the story!
- View PowerPoint presentations on the EJ Law




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