Amey Marrella, Commissioner, CT Department of Environmental Protection
On April 22, 1970, millions of Americans showed their support for environment protection on the first Earth Day.
The day reflected growing public concern over the state of our nation’s environment and helped to foster the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [...]
The Resident’s most popular columnist, Bryan Golden, tells us on page 16 that, “Persistence is the key to successes. There may be those examples of instant successes, but they are few and far between. The one guaranteed route to failure is to give up.” Not giving up is a characteristic of a CHAMPION.
A record number of community and nonprofit organizations will receive sponsorship for Earth Day activities through the Partners in Caring program of ShopRites of New London and Norwich, locally owned and operated by the Capano Family. Every year ShopRite provides local groups with trash bags, gloves, and refreshments for Earth Day clean up [...]