January 10, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 10, 2017 12:27pm
HARTFORD, CT – A new report both documents and warns about the surge in proposals to use farmland and forest for the construction of large solar electricity-generating facilities in Connecticut.
December 14, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 14, 2016 12:25pm
HARTFORD, CT – Efforts to accelerate the state’s population use of greener energy sources are being hampered by the low cost of traditional fuels, a group of experts told an environmentally conscious audience at the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters Environmental Summit this week.
December 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 13, 2016 12:41pm
HARTFORD, CT – Taking proactive measures to battle continuing drought conditions in the state is better left to municipalities than utility companies, is what environmentalists and an audience of state officials and legislators heard from experts Tuesday.
December 6, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 6, 2016 12:54pm
HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut’s energy affordability gap decreased over the past year but only because energy costs were lower. It’s a trend that isn’t likely to last, experts who monitor utility costs for the needy warned Tuesday.
by Cara Rosner | December 6, 2016 5:30am
A program intended to make it easier for Connecticut residents to recycle old mattresses diverted 150,000 mattresses from landfills in its first year, according to the nonprofit running it.
November 30, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 30, 2016 5:30am
November 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2016 12:11pm
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut officials announced Friday that they plan to increase a popular consumer rebate program for the purchase of certain electric vehicle models.
November 4, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 4, 2016 1:16pm
HARTFORD, CT — A $10 vehicle registration fee, prison closings, state employee retirements, funding cuts to elderly property relief programs and to employment opportunities for the blind and disabled are just a few of the budget reduction and revenue options proposed by half of the state’s 40 agencies.
November 1, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 1, 2016 11:00am
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state officials are asking Connecticut residents to take the lack of rain seriously, saying one of the best ways to combat drought conditions is taking shorter showers, shutting off water while brushing teeth, and doing fewer loads of laundry.
October 31, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 31, 2016 4:30am