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Four New England States In Top 10 For Energy Efficiency

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) _ Four New England states have been ranked in the top 10 nationally for their energy efficiency efforts. Massachusetts led the way in the annual ranking by the American Council for an […]

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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

State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee. Photo by WTiC's Matt Dwyer.

State: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels

A state report released today finds that Connecticut’s greenhouse gas emissions are now below levels put into the air back in 1990.

06/06/2014

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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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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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Malloy Using $10.8M For Improved Energy Efficiency

Gov. Dannel Malloy says he has signed an executive order creating a program that will use $10.8 million federal funding to bring down energy costs for Connecticut residents living in multifamily homes.

03/08/2014

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New England Governors Announce Plan To Expand Natural Gas Use

New England governors announced Thursday a plan to expand natural gas use as power plants worked to shore up supplies to meet rising demand in another Arctic blast.

01/23/2014

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How To Save Energy At Work

Don’t let the excuse of not being at home cause you to make less eco-friendly decisions. Here are some things you can do at work to ensure you keep up your earth-friendly habits.

12/12/2013

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Conn. Towns Honored For Energy Efficiency Efforts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Thirty-five Connecticut communities are being recognized for their efforts to improve energy efficiency. The 35 municipalities will earn their first “Bright Idea Grant” through the Clean Energy Communities program. The grants […]

11/28/2013

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Preliminary Ruling Approves Expansion Of Natural Gas Service

Connecticut regulators have issued a draft ruling approving a massive expansion of natural gas service across the state.

11/06/2013

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