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Bristol Bay protections rolled back

Just weeks after the Environmental Protection Agency released comments critical of Pebble’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement, the agency today withdrew the 2014 Proposed Determination. If finalized, the Proposed Determination would have safeguarded the Bristol Bay region – the world’s greatest wild salmon ecosystem – from the proposed Pebble mine and other large-scale industrial development by placing limits on the amount of […]

Naugatuck River cleanup Aug. 17

TU Chapters from across Connecticut, including Nutmeg TU, are partnering with the Naugatuck Pomperaug chapter to clean the Naugatuck River on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. as part of the Sweetwater and Costa “Kick Plastic” campaign. Volunteers will meet at Linden Park, then spread out to various river access points along the […]

Congress considers bill to recover wildlife

A bill before Congress would help fishing and hunting land by supporting conservation at the state level. On Friday, July 12, Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), along with 59 members of Congress introduced the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA). The act is designed to help recover and conserve at-risk species by dedicating $1.3 […]

River on Quarry Road closed off

An area cleaned up Nutmeg TU in April has been closed off by the Town of Trumbull. Citing the amount of trash and some type of altercation after a large gathering on the Pequonnock River on Quarry Road, the Town of Trumbull cut off access to the water. Read the Trumbull Times article.

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