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Electric grid battles power plant closures

Brad Kane |

As New England power plants close, the operator of the electricity grid is speeding up efforts to eliminate price volatility and ensure the region has enough power to meet rising demand.

DMV extends emissions deadline for recalled vehicles

The state Department of Motor Vehicles said it's extending the emissions inspection deadline for owners of recalled General Motors vehicles.

Unilever paying $4.5M for Clinton pollution

Health and beauty production manufacturer Unilever Home & Personal Care will pay $4.5 million and serve three years probation for violating the Clean Water Act in Clinton for 2008.

Praxair buys Michigan gas firm

Danbury industrial gas supplier Praxair has purchased Lake Welding Supply Co. of Michigan.

STR chairman sells 41% of company stake

The chairman and former CEO of Enfield solar parts manufacturer STR Holdings sold 41 percent of his shares in the company, according to a regulatory filing.

New England power pollution drops 21%

The amount of greenhouses gases emitted by New England's power plants dropped 21 percent from 2001 to 2012, according to electric grid administrator ISO New England.

NU gets 'stable' outlook

Fitch Ratings said it has affirmed the debt ratings of Northeast Utilities and its subsidiaries and given each a ‘stable’ outlook.

Wallingford research scientist wins national award

The American Chemical Society has awarded Katherine Ayers, research director for Wallingford's Proton OnSite, the 2014 Women Chemists Committee Rising Star...

CT investing $68M in 159 brownfields

The Department of Economic and Community Development has invested $68.4 million in grants and loans to 159 brownfields throughout the state, according to a new published report on the...

Construction poised to be CT's growth industry

Brad Kane |

Construction will lead Connecticut's industries in job growth over the next 10 years, economists and labor analysts say.

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