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CT regulators ignore health and climate destroying methane leaks

Below is a press release sent by the Connecticut Sierra Club. Gas pipelines in Connecticut…

Sierra Club and 350 CT protest outside Eversource; Hartford City Councilwoman Cynthia Jennings is second from left. —Photo by Adam Wood

Sierra Club of CT calls for suspension of Comprehensive Energy Strategy

The Sierra Club of Connecticut, along with leading consumer, energy and environmental advocates, is demanding the State of Connecticut suspend and potentially redesign its planned Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES).

Sierra Club: CT gas pipelines leaky, and ratepayers bear cost

A recent study commissioned by the Sierra Club of Connecticut found that the number of gas leaks identified far exceed the number of leaks that are reported to the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA), the agency that oversees gas pipeline safety in the state.

Proposed Access Northeast pipeline would cost New England consumers $6.6 billion

The costs of the proposed Access Northeast pipeline to transport fracked gas into Connecticut and other New England states would be more than double what pipeline sponsors claim.

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