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Creating organizational climate change that works

Julie Connolly |

One year ago, the city of Hartford published its Hartford Climate Action Plan.

Green Bank hopes carbon credits will jumpstart electric vehicle chargers

Matt Pilon |

In addition to the still relatively high price of an electric vehicle, lack of charging facilities in some areas is a major hurdle to spurring consumer demand for the environmentally friendly cars.

Interest groups tangle over fracking waste ban ordinances

Matt Pilon |

There's a race to establish rules for how cities and towns store and process waste from hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” and several interest groups have taken the lead ahead of state...

CCM continues push for local fracking-waste bans

Matt Pilon |

With a state-level ban on hydraulic fracturing waste still uncertain, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) stepped up its efforts to enact bans at the municipal level.

How one contractor helped design and build the state's $769M Hartford rail line

Sean Teehan |

Learn how one contractor helped design and build the state's $769 million Hartford rail line.

DEEP: Unhealthy air on CT’s coast

Matt Pilon |

An unhealthy air quality warning has been issued for Connecticut’s southern coast, while the rest of the state will have air that’s deemed unhealthy for the elderly, those with asthma and...

CT to catch brunt of Trump administration auto standard rollbacks

Jan Ellen Spiegel | CT Mirror |

The Trump administration has unveiled what could be its most environmentally consequential rollback dramatically weakening auto emission and fuel efficiency standards.

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in Hartford

Joe Cooper |

Mosquitoes trapped last week in Hartford's Keney Park tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), a viral infection carried by the blood-consuming bugs, according to city officials.

DEEP paves way for Millstone's power bid

Matt Pilon |

A potential hiccup in controversial competition for long-term electricity contracts that involves Connecticut's sole nuclear power plant appears to have been averted, after state regulators tweaked...

Klee decries slow progress on $229M waste-system overhaul

Matt Pilon |

It's been seven months since the state selected a developer to overhaul the waste-to-energy plant in Hartford's South Meadows and its related network of recycling and transfer facilities, but there's...

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