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US Environmental Official Talks Up Clean Air Rules

A federal environmental official will meet with environmentalists, state officials and others in Hartford to discuss the Obama administration’s clean air initiatives.

07/10/2014

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Firms Review State Energy, Environmental Policy

Connecticut businesses and state officials are gathering to review energy and environmental issues that have an impact on industry, jobs and the bottom line.

06/06/2014

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Report Due on Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report outlining Connecticut’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions is being released.

06/06/2014

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Technical High School Students Detail Energy Use

Students in five Connecticut technical high schools are set to present findings and recommendations from a year-long investigation of the environmental impact of their school’s energy use.

05/29/2014

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Natural Gas Prices Blamed For Higher Electricity Rates

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Electric rates in Connecticut are rising. State regulators approved an 8 percent increase in electric generation rates for Connecticut Light & Power residential customers who do not get their electricity from […]

05/28/2014

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One Of Two Millstone Reactors Back Online

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s only nuclear plant says one of its two reactors is back online after operations were halted by a weekend power outage. Millstone Power Station spokesman Ken Holt says Unit 2 […]

05/28/2014

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Environmental Report Due Out

The Council on Environmental Quality is releasing its annual report on the condition of Connecticut’s environment.

05/28/2014

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Millstone Says Faulty Relay Cause of Power Loss

A malfunctioning relay has been identified as the cause of a weekend power outage at Connecticut’s nuclear plant, which supplies half of all power in the state and 12 percent throughout New England, a spokesman said Tuesday.

05/27/2014

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Propane Storage Plan On Shoreline Draws Opposition

A proposal to store propane gas in a Connecticut shoreline community is drawing opposition from local residents.

05/26/2014

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