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.
October 15, 2015
by Jeremy Brecher and Todd Vachon | October 15, 2015 9:39am
According to a new report, The Clean Energy Future: Protecting the Climate, Creating Jobs, and Saving Money, the United States can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 80 percent by 2050 — while adding half-a-million jobs and saving Americans billions of dollars on their electrical, heating, and transportation costs. A follow-on study later this year will spell out what this means for Connecticut, but the national report makes clear that our state can meet its climate protection goals while actually increasing jobs and saving money.
September 25, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 25, 2015 4:30am
Almost half of the state Senate and more than a third of the state House of Representatives have perfect voting records on environmental issues, according to Connecticut’s leading environmental advocacy group.
September 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2015 4:29am
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.
August 14, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 14, 2015 4:30am
August 11, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | August 11, 2015 4:30am
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.
August 4, 2015
by Cara Rosner | August 4, 2015 4:30am
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.
July 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 2:04pm
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.
July 13, 2015
by Cara Rosner | July 13, 2015 10:58am
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.
June 3, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 3, 2015 2:05pm