January 26, 2016
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.
Tags: Department of Economic and Community Development Brownfield Area-Wide Revitalization Grant program, BAR, old saybrook, New Britain, CTfastrak, East Hartford, Torrington, Waterbury, Mad River Redevelopment Corridor, Meriden, Transit Oriented Development District, brownfields, contamination, industrial, DECD Deputy Commissioner Tim Sullivan, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee, dh
January 22, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | January 22, 2016 10:00am
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.
January 14, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | January 14, 2016 5:30am
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.
Tags: steve majerus-collins, open space, constitutional amendment, David Leff, Amy B. Paterson, Connecticut Land Conservation Council, Sen. Kevin Witkos, Government Administration and Elections Committee, Eric Hammerling, Connecticut Forest and Park Association, Silver Sands State Park, Pamela Adams, Friends of Connecticut State Parks, dh
December 22, 2015
by New Haven Register | December 22, 2015 11:30am
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.
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.
December 21, 2015
by Cara Rosner | December 21, 2015 5:30am
December 18, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 18, 2015 4:30pm
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.
December 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2015 1:30pm
November 30, 2015
by Eric Brown and Carl Gustin | November 30, 2015 2:15pm
October 20, 2015
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.