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CT recycling foundation launches

RecycleCT, a state-chartered foundation that wants to increase recycling rates, has launched its first program.

ECSU part of $2M green building pilot

Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic said it’s participating in a $2 million federal pilot program that aims to increase energy efficiency in new buildings.

Following NYSE drop, STR shifts stock again

One week after its stock was suspended from the New York Stock Exchange, Enfield solar components manufacturer STR Holdings Inc. has shifted its stock to the highest tier of the OTC Markets Group.

Volkswagen CEO warns of huge cuts over scandal

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Volkswagen will have to make massive savings to cope with the huge cost of its emissions cheating scandal.

CT tourism sees increase in summer visitors, dollars spent

It was a good summer for Connecticut tourism. The governor's office announced today the state's 23 leading attractions saw a 12 percent increase in visitors for June to August 2015 compared to the...

New funds made available for brownfields remediation

The state is accepting applications for $7.5 million in grants that will be awarded to help clean up former industrial sites in communities throughout the state. The funds are being made available...

Regulators approve variable power rate ban

Connecticut regulators have upheld the Connecticut General Assembly's new law banning electricity suppliers from using variable rates, the first state in the nation to do so.

Pratt engine earns climate honor

East Hartford jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney on Wednesday had its new PurePower line of engines honored as an Aviation Climate Solution by the Air Transport Action Group at a sustainability summit...

Study: CT solar has $6.2B in untapped potential

A study released Tuesday by a California research firm says Connecticut's mid-sized commercial solar market has $6.2 billion in untapped potential.

EPA gives $650K for CT brownfield cleanup

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $650,000 in brownfield cleanup money to remediate two sites in Bridgeport and New Haven.

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