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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

(Courtesy Dominion Resources)

NRC Okays Higher Temp For Millstone Cooling Water

Federal regulators have granted permission to Connecticut’s nuclear power plant to use warmer sea water for cooling at one of its two stations in Waterford.

04/21/2014

Ernest Moniz (RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(Sandra Mu/@Fotopress/Getty Images)

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