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E. Hartford spending $2M for better lighting

The town of East Hartford has entered into a $2 million energy savings performance contract with a Massachusetts vendor for more energy efficient street and exterior lighting.

UConn water diversion plan approved

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection on Tuesday granted tentative approval of UConn's plan to divert 1.2 million gallons of water from Tolland to support the university's...

CT is No. 2 fuel cell state in country

Connecticut is the second best state in the nation for fuel cell development, support, and implementation, behind only California, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Obama emissions rules to lead to more CT pollution

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection expects the federal clean air rules put forth by President Barack Obama to increase the amount of emissions coming out of the Nutmeg...

Malloy to reappoint health, environment commissioners

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he will reappoint Jewell Mullen as commissioner of the Department of Public Health and Rob Klee as commissioner of the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection for...

CT consumer watchdog Rubenstein to retire

State Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein is retiring in January after four years in his post, his boss says.

Coltsville to get national park designation

With the U.S. Senate’s passage of a national defense spending bill Friday, Hartford’s Coltsville neighborhood won national park designation, members of the state’s congressional...

Access Health Jan. coverage enrollment ends Monday

Today is the last day to register for an Access Health CT insurance plan in order to receive coverage for Jan. 1, the insurance exchange said.

CT to receive $110K from Internet privacy settlement

A company alleged to have circumvented consumer privacy settings in the Safari web browser will pay the state $110,000 as part of a multi-state legal settlement, officials announced.

Hospital execs express frustration over failed Tenet deals

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After warning state regulators on Wednesday that conditions placed on its acquisition of Waterbury Hospital could scuttle the deal, Tenet Healthcare pulled the plug on its plans to purchase five...

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