Residents of CT continue to show their commitment to banning fracking waste – thirty-five towns have banned the toxic substance from being stored or transported in their towns. Citizens are active in fifteen more towns – please read this article to learn about upcoming meetings and votes in the beginning of January.
IREJN continues to collaborate with Food & Water Watch on banning fracking waste in CT. Congratulations to the residents of Rocky Hill, which became the thirty-third town to ban fracking waste. Click here to read about the efforts in thirteen more towns to ban this toxic, radioactive waste.
Despite the lack of leadership from our current administration on climate change, we can still make a powerful difference as individuals. Please sign our People’s Paris Climate Agreement and share it on social media.
Concerned citizens across CT continue to move local ordinances forward, protecting their corner of Creation, property values and public health. 20 CT towns and cities now have local laws banning toxic, radioactive fracking waste and other oil and gas drilling and extraction wastes.
Please read IREJN’s Official Response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.
For over 15 years, IREJN has striven to fulfill its mission of empowering religious communities in Connecticut to be faithful stewards of the Earth. Although we have made some progress, there is so very much more to be done, and changes that need to be made that can only happen with people of faith working […]
The Connecticut Airport Authority plans to remove 40 acres of mature trees along the CT River that they consider obstructions. After considerable public outcry, they are holding Public Information Sessions throughout the proposed affected areas. Please click here to find out more about the dates and locations of the hearings. Please join us and raise your voice!
Saturday, April 29 is the 100th day of the Trump presidency. On that day, we will gather and march in Washington D.C. in support of climate, jobs, and justice. We will march with the following goals: Advance solutions to the climate crisis [that are] rooted in racial, social and economic justice and committed to protecting […]
The President-Elect has nominated Scott Pruitt, who is not only a climate denier, but is also currently involved in a lawsuit AGAINST the EPA, the very agency he is supposed to lead. This is a truly terrible choice and serves to underscore the President-Elect’s lack of concern for our planet and its inhabitants.
The largest gathering of indigenous nations in modern history have come by the hundreds to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline, which will run close to the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, compromising drinking water and disrupting sacred burial sites. Please join us for a protest in New Haven on Thursday, October 20 at 4:30 at Wells Fargo, 205 Church Street, New Haven and stand with Standing Rock!