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Water Co. seals $34M deal to buy Avon firm

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Water Co. (CWC) has completed its $34 million acquisition of the Avon Water Co., adding 4,800 users to its customer base.

Jepsen, fellow AGs threaten EPA methane lawsuit

Matt Pilon |

Attorney General George Jepsen and 15 other attorneys general on Thursday sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt threatening to file a lawsuit over methane...

Three solar projects selected for pilot

Matt Pilon |

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this week chose proposed solar projects in Bloomfield, Shelton and Thompson to participate in a delayed pilot program for shared clean...

$470.5K for CT marine research

Matt Pilon |

The federal government has awarded $470,500 to UConn-based nonprofit Connecticut Sea Grant, which conducts marine and coastal research in and around Long Island Sound, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney’s...

CT nuke plant weighing retirement options

Matt Pilon |

Though it has not said it intends to shut down, the owner of Connecticut's largest power plant told regulators this month that it continues its “strategic review” of the future of its...

Bottle bills face uncertain fate

Matt Pilon |

Lawmakers and members of Connecticut’s complex recycling industry can’t agree on what to do when it comes to the state’s bottle law.

Malloy ‘dismayed’ at EPA’s smog delay

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel Malloy said a decision this month by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to delay more stringent standards for ground-level ozone, or smog, will hurt Connecticut...

Brownfield ‘land banks’ a step closer in CT

Gregory Seay |

A second attempt in one year at encouraging municipalities to hasten cleanup of Connecticut's inventory of contaminated commercial-industrial properties is expected to draw the governor's signature...

CT drought advisory ends

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut’s drought situation continues to improve.

OCC: Electric supplier customers saw higher price spread in April

Matt Pilon |

Eversource and Avangrid residential customers who are contracted with third-party electricity suppliers paid a total of $3.1 million more in April than they would have under standard offer pricing...

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