January 30, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | January 30, 2015 8:29am
Despite a presidential veto threat, the Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday in favor of S.1, which approves construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, with no help from Connecticut’s two Democratic senators.
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January 26, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 26, 2015 2:59pm
January 15, 2015
by Cara Rosner | January 15, 2015 10:30am
A state mandate requiring electricity providers to get a certain percentage of their power from renewable energy sources is forcing consumers to pay rising electric rates and will cause other problems down the road, according to a report out this week.
January 12, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | January 12, 2015 3:00pm
December 22, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 22, 2014 3:12pm
December 16, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 4:04pm
Municipal leaders are gearing up for a fight over how often they clean their storm drains and catch basins and track illicit discharges that end up polluting Connecticut’s rivers and streams.
December 10, 2014
by Kristi Allen | December 10, 2014 2:28pm
December 4, 2014
by Cara Rosner | December 4, 2014 12:00pm
As Connecticut residents — who already pay some of the highest electric rates in the nation — brace for further increases in the new year, state officials and consumer advocates are urging them to be wary if they consider switching electricity suppliers.
December 1, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2014 5:04pm
According to a draft decision released Monday, state regulators would cut a nearly 60 percent rate increase sought by Connecticut’s largest utility company by more than half, but would still allow it to increase its revenue by more than $100 million, or about 20 percent.
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October 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 10, 2014 1:15pm