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September 4, 2015

DEEP Revises Storm Water Permit

by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2015 5:29am

Compromise is never easy, but the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is hoping municipalities and environmentalists will find their new storm water permit regulations better than the first.

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August 14, 2015

Blumenthal Joins Advocates In Push To Label Genetically Engineered Food

by Christine Stuart | August 14, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined advocates Thursday at the Hartford Farmer’s Market to urge support for the Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act.

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August 11, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Blumenthal, Animal Cruelty and Cecil the Lion

by Jordan Fenster | August 11, 2015 5:30am

Wikimedia Commons Sen. Richard Blumenthal introduced a bill late last month intended, he said, to reduce the number of endangered animals killed for trophies. But it was not the first time Blumenthal had proposed a measure designed to prevent animal cruelty.

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August 4, 2015

Connecticut Poised To Benefit from Clean Power Initiative

by Cara Rosner | August 4, 2015 5:30am

shutterstock Connecticut officials are reviewing the sweeping Clean Power Plan announced Monday by President Barack Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but are confident the state will fare well in the process and be rewarded for steps already taken to reduce carbon emissions here.

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July 28, 2015

Willington Residents Tell Malloy, Lawmakers They Don’t Want A Shooting Range

by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 3:04pm

Christine Stuart photo Willington residents traveled to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Tuesday to make sure that lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy were aware they didn’t want the state to relocate the state police shooting range to their town.

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July 13, 2015

Electric Supplier Settles for $2.6M

by Cara Rosner | July 13, 2015 11:58am

istock North American Power LLC, an electric supplier that has been accused of using deceptive marketing tactics, will pay $2.6 million to the nonprofit Operation Fuel under a settlement agreement filed with state utility regulators.

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June 3, 2015

Sunday Hunting Bill Headed To Governor’s Desk

by Madeline Stocker | June 3, 2015 3:05pm

Deer management zones courtesy of the DEEP A bill authorizing Sunday hunting of deer with a bow and arrow on private property passed the Senate Wednesday and is headed to the governor’s desk.

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June 1, 2015

OP-ED | Tesla Is Good For Connecticut, Good For The Planet

by Kiernan Majerus-Collins | June 1, 2015 8:00am

Among the many issues left for the last week of session is the fate of a bill that would allow Tesla Motors to sell cars directly to Connecticut consumers.

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May 21, 2015

House Lawmakers Give Tesla the Green Light; Bill Heads to Senate

by Elizabeth Regan | May 21, 2015 5:13pm

A bill designed with Tesla Motors in mind made it through the House on Thursday, paving the way for the Senate to decide if the company should be allowed to bypass auto dealers and sell its electric cars directly to Connecticut consumers.

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May 20, 2015

Senate Approves Variable Rate Ban to Protect Residential Electric Consumers

by Elizabeth Regan | May 20, 2015 7:15pm

Elizabeth Regan It is now up to the House to decide if Connecticut will become the first state in the country to ban variable-rate electricity contracts.

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