IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The Siting Council's decision is being challenged in Superior Court 

As of 4/1, the Town of Fairfield, the City of Bridgeport, BJ's Wholesale Club and SCNETI have all filed appeals in Superior Court against the Siting Council's decision. See the Recent Updates page for more details on that and other concurrent efforts.

Updates as of 4/11/24

EmpoweringFairfield is a grassroots effort spearheaded by the 

Sasco Creek Neighbors Environmental Trust Inc. (SCNETI)

We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to protect our local community's property rights, safeguard our environment, and preserve our rich historical heritage and charm, health, and safety by opposing the current United Illuminating transmission line rebuild proposal, advocating instead for alternative solutions that better meet the needs of our community.