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Hartford laundry settles $75K Clean Air violation

National industrial laundry firm AmeriPride Services will pay $75,000 to resolve claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the laundry's Hartford and Worcester, Mass. facilities.

How green is CT business?

The Winter edition of the Connecticut Green Guide delves deep into the sustainable business community's strengths and weakness, ranging from energy efficiency to public transit usage.

Report: CT adds 275 clean energy jobs in 3Q

Connecticut announced the addition of 275 new clean energy and clean transportation jobs in the third quarter of 2014, ranking the state No. 7 in the U.S. for growth, a new report says.

Derby to pay $675K for $4M island cleanup

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice have reached a settlement with the city of Derby to cover a fraction of the $4 million in pollution cleanup costs on a...

DEEP opens $6.3M fishway in Seymour

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has opened a $6.3 million project letting fish bypass the Tingue Dam in Seymour.

CT spending $8M to buy 2,237 acres of open space

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is providing $7.8 million in grants to 25 communities to purchase 2,237 acres of property to be preserved as open space.

Brownfield funding cues

What exactly impresses the state when owners apply to the Department of Economic and Community Development for funding for brownfield remediation and redevelopment?

CT's bankroll quickens brownfield redevelopment efforts

Gregory Seay |

Owners and developers of contaminated, vacant or underused Connecticut commercial-industrial sites are finding the state's funding window open for cleanup and redevelopment of...

State prepares to sell first “green” bonds

State officials plans to issue up to $60 million worth of bonds in November to fund wastewater infrastructure projects across the state, Treasurer Denise Nappier's office said.

UConn team wins $15K for eco-flame retardant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a UConn student team $15,000 to develop a cost-effective and environmentally friendly flame retardant.

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