Hartley achieves perfect score

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 Joan Hartley
Joan Hartley

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joan Hartley (D-15) received a perfect 100 score from The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters on its 2014 Environmental Scorecard.

The scorecard rates Connecticut’s state legislators by the votes they have cast on key environmental bills.

“Protecting Connecticut’s environment is vital to preserving our high quality of life here in Connecticut,” said Hartley in a press release. “Our diverse forest, waterways and wildlife provide our state with unique recreational opportunities, local food production and hands on educational teaching. I am proud to bring attention to the needs and protection of Connecticut’s natural surroundings.”

The major issues tracked by CTLCV in 2014 included open space protection, state parks stewardship, tree trimming, water planning and genetically modified grass seed, according to the release. The full report is available online at www.ctlcv.org.