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Report: State must do more to recycle waste

Matt Pilon |

A series of stewardship programs Connecticut has implemented since 2011 have caused a sizeable dent in the collection and recycling of paint, mattresses, electronic waste and mercury thermostats, but...

DEEP: Energy-storage proposals too pricey

Matt Pilon |

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) this month denied proposals from Eversource and Avangrid to test out energy-storage technology because anticipated costs outweighed...

CT considers local property sale tax for open-space efforts

Matt Pilon |

Legislators are weighing a proposal calling for a local-option tax on real estate purchases in order to boost local funding for the acquisition, preservation and stewardship of open space.

$6.9M in brownfield grants aid Hartford, others municipalities

Patricia Daddona |

A small Hartford brownfield parcel is among 14 sites being awarded state grants totaling $6.9 million for assessments and revitalization across Connecticut.

Natural gas provider expands service to Hebron

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Connecticut Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Avangrid Inc.,will expand in the town of Hebron, continuing an ongoing push to add natural gas capacity in central and eastern Connecticut.

Two new DEEP deputies

Matt Pilon |

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has two new deputy commissioners that began work this month.

Study: Pipeline expansion would cost ratepayers

Matt Pilon |

A study commissioned by environmental and consumer groups claims that the Access Northeast pipeline expansion would cost more than its proponents have said.

Bill aims to protect recycling workers

Matt Pilon |

What’s the fifth most dangerous industry for workers?

Storm postpones VW emissions meeting

Matt Pilon |

Thursday’s snowstorm has postponed a meeting in which state officials were to take input from the public on how Connecticut hopes to use nearly $52 million in funds from an emissions-related...

Malloy unveils licensing program for water providers

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel Malloy’s budget unveiled this week calls for a licensing program for providers of drinking water, which will likely impact ratepayers.

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