by Jhansi Katechia | July 8, 2014 11:31am
Sen. Chris Murphy joined advocates last week in Milford to discuss his bipartisan legislation to reduce “super pollutants.”
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by Christine Stuart | June 6, 2014 1:32pm
As part of its requirements under the 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act, a new report shows that Connecticut is on schedule to meet its mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions below what they were in 1990.
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by Hugh McQuaid | June 4, 2014 5:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a handful of bills Tuesday, including legislation to ease the for-profit takeover of nonprofit hospitals, to create new requirements for third-party electricity suppliers and pet shops, and to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to children.
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by Madeline Stocker | June 3, 2014 4:08pm
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers said Connecticut Light & Power’s recent decision to use contract workers for a majority of the repairs violates its collective bargaining agreement.
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by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2014 5:30am
Enforcement of the state’s environmental laws has declined and is failing to meet its goals in preserving open space, but some improvements have been made in air quality. That’s according to the Council on Environmental Quality’s 2013 annual report.
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by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 8:28pm
The Senate approved a three-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing wastewater Monday as part of a bipartisan bill that environmental advocates described as “watered down.”
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by Christine Stuart | May 5, 2014 4:36pm
The House of Representatives gave final passage Monday to legislation that requires more transparency from third-party electricity suppliers and reduces deceptive marketing tactics to residential customers.
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by Hugh McQuaid | April 29, 2014 6:39pm
The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday for legislation to require more transparency from third-party electricity suppliers and reduce deceptive marketing tactics in the industry.
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by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2014 12:29pm
Ending what has been an informal three-year moratorium on wind power in Connecticut, a legislative committee unanimously approved regulations Tuesday paving the way for wind turbines.
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by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2014 6:39pm
Lawmakers and state officials are optimistic they’ve finally struck the right balance in deciding where wind turbines in the state should be located.
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