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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...

Legislature triples down on fuel cell bill

Matt Pilon |

The state’s fuel cell industry could see an uptick in buyers after both legislative chambers came to terms recently over a bill supported by Gov. Dannel Malloy.

CT pension fund’s Tesla proposal defeated

Matt Pilon |

A shareholder proposal by the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF) to reform Tesla’s board of directors was defeated by a 70-30 margin at the company’s annual meeting this...

Legislature lets Millstone, Tesla bills die

Matt Pilon |

Despite hard lobbying from Connecticut’s sole nuclear power plant and California-based electric vehicle maker Tesla both came up short in the formal legislative session that ended last night.

Cigna seeds Hartford sustainability project with $25K

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna has donated $25,000 to Hartford's Keney Park Sustainability Project to build and operate an aquaponics system.

Malloy, Jepsen support Paris climate treaty ditched by Trump

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Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with 18 other state attorneys general in signing an open letter supporting climate action for the Paris Climate Agreement abandoned last week by...

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