Environment

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At Legislative Day today we learned that S.260, which would have created a long-term funding approach for the Clean Water Fund and set up a Clean Water Authority to administer the program has been changed to be just a study of funding and po

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Support the philosophy that solid waste must be purposefully and systematically controlled by all levels of government.

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Support for joint, cooperative planning and administration along watershed lines and across political boundaries, and stringent water quality standards accompanied by strong implementation and enforcement.

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Support state policies and programs that emphasize the proper priority for the management of hazardous waste.

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Support both urban revitalization and farmland preservation and the curbing of urban sprawl.

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Support preserving and enhancing the environmental integrity and quality of the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River Ecosystem.

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Support diversion of water only after studies indicate that diversion would be sustainable, and only after the development of a plan to protect the affected areas during all stages of development, operation, termination, and post-termination.

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The LWVSPA recognizes “eco-municipalities” as communities that work towards economic, social and ecological sustainability and supports the Guiding Objectives and Conditions for Sustainability (adapted from The Natural Steps for Communities by Sarah James and Torbjorn Lahti.)

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Support for a comprehensive public transportation system for Lawrence

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The League of Women Voters of Connecticut supports state policies and programs which promote comprehensive long-range planning for conservation and development of land and water resources.

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