In a release from legislative staffers, the office of state Rep. Lonnie Reed, D-Branford, said that the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters awarded her
"a 100 percent rating for her support and advocacy of environmental and energy initiatives in their 2014 Environmental Scorecard."
“I’m honored to be recognized again by the League of Conservation Voters,” said
. Reed said, also in the release. “Connecticut fights ongoing battles to ensure that
our state is a clean, safe, healthy and beautiful place to live, work
and bring up our children. Environmental protection and economic
development can and must be pursued together. I remain
committed to defending the gains we’ve made and to doing what it takes
to protect and enhance the quality of life for all of our
House Chair of the Energy and Technology Committee, Rep. Reed played a
critical role in promoting, developing and winning passage of a new law
to prevent fracking waste, a toxic bi-product of the natural gas
industry, from being dumped in Connecticut," the release said.
Reed is in her 3rd term serving the 102nd
Assembly District and serves as the House chairwoman of the Energy and
Committee and as co-chairwoman of the pi-partisan Long Island Sound
Caucus. She represents Connecticut on the Bi-State Long Island
Sound Commission with New York, the release said.