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Agreement Expected To Lower Sulfur Dioxide Emissions

Attorney General George Jepsen says Connecticut can expect air quality improvements as the result of a new agreement with the country’s largest electric power generator.

02/25/2013

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Letter Calls For Removal Of Outsiders’ Newtown “Tribute” Pages

Connecticut’s two U.S. Senators and the Congresswoman representing Newtown are asking Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to remove unofficial “tribute” Facebook pages to the victims of the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/25/2013

Surrounded by relatives, Chris Donovan delivers a concession speech in the fifth congressional district Democratic primary. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Donovan Withdraws As Working Families Candidate

Now Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says she’s received a letter from Chris Donovan, officially withdrawing his candidacy from the Working Families Party nomination.

08/30/2012

Elizabeth Esty (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Esty Wins 5th District Democratic Nod; Defeats Donovan

A Connecticut House speaker whose campaign was dogged by a campaign finance scandal has lost his bid for Congress.

08/14/2012

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NU-NSTAR Merger Gains Preliminary OK From Regulators

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has given preliminary approval to a plan for Hartford-based Northeast Utilities, to merge with Boston-based NSTAR.

03/26/2012

Daniel Esty (Courtesy DEEP)

Esty Releases Past Speaking Engagements

Daniel Esty, commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, has released a list of past speaking engagements where he earned a total of $1.2 million as a Yale University professor.

10/05/2011

Daniel Esty (Courtesy Yale University)

Commissioner Predicts Lower Energy Prices

The head of what will be the Connecticut Department of Energy and Encironmental Protection says state ratepayers should begin to see energy costs falling in six months to a year.

06/27/2011

Windsor Locks Canal Trail State Park (DEP Photo)

Portion Of State Park Closed To Protect Eagles

A portion of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park is closed until July 1 to protect a pair of nesting bald eagles.

04/02/2011

Malloy Names Yale Professor To Head New Department

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has named a Yale University professor to oversee a new Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

02/10/2011

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