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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

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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

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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

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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

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US Energy Officials to Review New England Policy

The top U.S. energy official is coming to New England to review the region’s energy problems.

04/21/2014

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Fishing Season Opens

Despite the long winter, Connecticut’s environmental agency says it expects to stock nearly 390,000 trout in time for the fishing season’s opening day.

04/19/2014

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Connecticut Moratorium Stalls Wind Power Proposal

As Connecticut moves on several fronts to diversify its supply of energy, proposals for wind power have stalled as state lawmakers struggle to reach agreement on rules for turbine locations, shadows created by spinning blades and other details.

03/29/2014

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Group Challenges New England Energy Coordination

A Boston environmental group is challenging how energy policy is coordinated by New England’s six governors, saying the state leaders are conducting private negotiations with the energy industry.

03/20/2014

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