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Connecticut Honors Community Actions to Fight Climate Change

Connecticut Honors Community Actions to Fight Climate Change

HARTFORD, Connecticut, May 30, 2008 (ENS) – Governor M. Jodi Rell has recognized seven individuals and organizations with awards from the Governor’s Steering Committee on Climate Change. Governor Rell said, “Connecticut has been a leader in addressing climate change by putting strong programs in place to reduce dangerous greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors of…

Connecticut Agencies Ordered to Cut Gasoline Consumption

Connecticut Agencies Ordered to Cut Gasoline Consumption

HARTFORD, Connecticut, April 30, 2008 (ENS) – Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell has directed all executive branch agencies to immediately begin cutting back on the use of state-owned vehicles. She says the “staggering increases” in the price of gasoline that are forcing Connecticut families to cut back on their driving are having the same impact…

Governors Call for Federal-State Climate Change Partnership

Governors Call for Federal-State Climate Change Partnership

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, April 18, 2008 (ENS) – Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell today led 20 Democrat and Republican governors from across the country in signing the Governors’ Declaration on Climate Change at the 2008 Conference on Climate Change at Yale University. The Declaration is founded on three principles. First, that a federal-state partnership is…

Connecticut Governor Promotes Green Collar Job Training

Connecticut Governor Promotes Green Collar Job Training

MANCHESTER, Connecticut, March 11, 2008 (ENS) – Visiting a technical high school, Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell said today that a “green collar” job training program she has proposed for the state’s technical schools will prepare Connecticut’s students for future opportunities in environmental and energy conservation careers. “Experts say there is the potential for hundreds…