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October 17, 2017

Environmental Scores of Connecticut Lawmakers Drop

by Christine Stuart | October 17, 2017 9:00am

Courtesy of the scorecard HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2 p.m.) The state’s fiscal issues put Connecticut’s environment on the backburner this year, according to the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters.

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September 26, 2017

Environmentalists Say Neither Party Has Made Tough Decisions By Raiding Clean Energy Funds

by Christine Stuart | September 26, 2017 12:02pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Clean energy advocates and environmentalists said Tuesday that the Republican budget that Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has promised to veto has some very short-sighted raids of funds tied to clean air and renewable energy initiatives.

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September 18, 2017

Connecticut Drivers Facing Spike in Gas Prices As Texas Refineries Struggle to Recover From Harvey

by Cara Rosner | September 18, 2017 10:00am

After a sudden jump following Hurricane Harvey, gas prices have leveled off — but they still remain more than 10 percent higher than they were a month ago.

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September 15, 2017

Senate Breathes New Life Into Millstone Proposal

by Christine Stuart | September 15, 2017 2:27pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Unwilling to allow a nuclear plant closure in Connecticut, the Senate passed legislation Friday that asks energy regulators to examine the Waterford facility and determine if it’s necessary to give them the power to bid on energy contracts.

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September 13, 2017

OP-ED | Dominion Won’t Open Its Books, But It’s Ready To Do A Number On The State Budget & Consumers

by Matt Fossen | September 13, 2017 7:57pm

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As state leaders reach the home stretch around the negotiating table, several ideas are in the mix to help Connecticut bridge its budget gap. One proposal stands out not only as bad policy but also as a direct hit to residents and businesses.

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August 18, 2017

Regulators Ask Dominion For Financial Information

by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 4:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Energy regulators opened their discussion about the future of the Millstone Nuclear Facility in Waterford with some questions about the economic viability of the facility, which is owned by Dominion Energy.

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August 4, 2017

Clean Energy Group Says Connecticut Needs To Invest More In Solar

by Jack Kramer | August 4, 2017 4:30am

Courtesy of the Acadia Center HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s draft comprehensive energy strategy released this week falls short in the area of solar deployment, according to a clean energy advocacy group.

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July 26, 2017

Environmentalists Critical of Slow March Toward Renewable Energy

by Jack Kramer | July 26, 2017 4:52pm

Shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s long overdue draft of its comprehensive energy strategy didn’t go as far as some environmentalists would like.

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July 25, 2017

Malloy Asks Regulators To Review Millstone, But Owners Say It Doesn’t Change Assessment

by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2017 12:02pm

Courtesy of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is using his executive authority to ask state energy regulators to review the viability of the Millstone Nuclear Power Station in Waterford.

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July 13, 2017

Last Veto of the 2017 Session Goes To Bridgeport

by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2017 4:30am

Courtesy of NuPower's website HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy handed Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim his last veto of the 2017 legislative session when he declined to sign legislation for a thermal heating and fuel cell project.

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