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January 26, 2016

Six Cities And Towns To Get Brownfield Money

by Cara Rosner | January 26, 2016 2:02pm

The state has awarded more than $1 million, collectively, to six cities and towns under a new program intended to give new life to areas that have multiple brownfield sites.

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January 22, 2016

OP-ED | Saving Open Land (and the Rest of Us) From the Legislature

by Susan Bigelow | January 22, 2016 10:00am

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Every so often a rare and welcome thing will happen, like a unicorn sighting or like driving to Stamford without getting in a traffic jam: the legislature has a moment of clarity and acts to protect us from its own worst impulses.

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January 14, 2016

Canton Republican Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Protect Open Space

by Steve Majerus-Collins | January 14, 2016 5:30am

Steve Majerus-Collins / CTNewsJunkie Hoping to put an end to late night, last-minute deals that put public lands in jeopardy, a Republican state senator Wednesday called for a constitutional amendment aimed at preserving public lands in perpetuity.

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December 22, 2015

Connecticut Advocates Laud Senate Passage of Microbead Ban

by New Haven Register | December 22, 2015 11:30am

CTNJ file photo The Senate voted unanimously to approve the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 Friday and have it be sent to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.

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Eversource Takes Step Forward in Northern Pass Project

by New Haven Register | December 22, 2015 5:30am

Eversource Energy has achieved a small victory in its efforts to get the Northern Pass transmission line project approved when New Hampshire officials ruled that the company’s application for the project was complete.

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December 21, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | FDA Moves to Ban Minors From Tanning Beds

by Cara Rosner | December 21, 2015 5:30am

Wikipedia The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed a nationwide ban to prevent minors from using tanning beds — similar to a ban Connecticut already has in place.

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December 18, 2015

EPA Chief Returns to Hartford, Touts Paris Agreement On Climate Change

by Christine Stuart | December 18, 2015 4:30pm

Christine Stuart / CTNewsJunkie It was a homecoming of sorts for Gina McCarthy, the current administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency who served as the head of Connecticut’s Department of Environmental Protection from 2004 through 2009.

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December 16, 2015

Energy Prices Drop, But Remain Unaffordable For Many

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2015 1:30pm

Christine Stuart photo There are more than 313,000 Connecticut households that can’t afford to pay their energy bills.

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November 30, 2015

OP-ED | The Costly Consequences of Missing our Current Energy Opportunities

by Eric Brown and Carl Gustin | November 30, 2015 2:15pm

Energy costs continue to burden New England ratepayers and hinder the region’s economic recovery.

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October 20, 2015

Connecticut Official Warns Consumers to Watch Electric Bills

by New Haven Register | October 20, 2015 4:30am

Connecticut Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz is warning consumers who are either considering purchasing electricity from third-party providers or do so all ready to remain vigilant in reviewing their bills.

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