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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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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

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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