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Louis Burch

Louis Burch

Louis graduated from Stony Brook University in December, 2006 with a bachelor's degree in sociology and a minor in political science. He started working with CCE in January of 2008, and has worked on a number of campaigns including Long Island Sound restoration, reducing pesticide exposure in children's schools, and supporting funding for environmental protection in NY and CT. He moved to New Haven in 2009, and now works in Hamden, CT as CCE's Government Relations Liaison.

Louis's Posts

Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer

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For years, industry shills have touted nuclear energy as the solution to global climate change.  In reality, the impacts of climate change have been highly unpredictable, and have created very real concerns about the security and reliability of nuclear power. Here in Connecticut, the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently ordered the shutdown of one of […]

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Video Blog Series: “A Day in the Life: CCE & CT Lobstermen Call on Feds to Take Action on LIS”

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Guilford, CT- On Monday, July 23, Citizens Campaign for the Environment’s Executive Director Adrienne Esposito, CT Program Coordinator Louis Burch, and LI Program Coordinator Tara Bono joined with members of the CT Commercial Lobsterman’s Association and State and Congressional representatives from CT for a press event at the Guilford Lobster Pound to speak out about […]

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Climate Change: The Jury Is In

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Less than a decade ago, global climate change was one of the hottest hot button issues in the United States.  Al Gore’s 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth was a testament to that, inspiring a whole generation of Americans to demand action from their elected leaders.  Today, the topic seems to have all but disappeared from […]

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