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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

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

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

File photo of a natural gas pipeline compressor station. (Jean-Christophe/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Electricity Out at Millstone

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal officials say Connecticut’s nuclear plant in Waterford has lost power, with an electrical short likely to blame. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the two reactors at Millstone Power Station shut […]

05/25/2014

File photo of a street light. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

CL&P Seeks Rate Increase

Connecticut Light and Power says it will seek a 5.9 percent rate increase from state regulators as it works to replace aging infrastructure and improve reliability.

05/09/2014

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Prediction Of Adequate Electric Power In Region This Summer

A group that promotes power reliability says the Northeast will have an adequate supply of electricity this summer, even during extreme weather.

05/01/2014

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DNA Shows North Stonington Wolf-Dog Reports False

Connecticut environmental officials say DNA tests on samples from seven animals in North Stonington show they are domestic dogs with no recent wolf ancestors.

04/24/2014

Wind power (Charly Tribgalleau/AFP/Getty Images)

Legislature Approves End To Wind Power Moratorium

Connecticut lawmakers broke an impasse over energy policy on Tuesday, approving wind power regulations that end a moratorium on new turbines producing clean energy.

04/22/2014

File photo of solar panels. (ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Firms Lauded For Energy Conservation

Companies from across Connecticut are being honored by the state for cutting their energy consumption last summer.

04/22/2014