The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is responding to an oil spill at the New London terminal of the Cross-Sound Ferry.
The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
AAA says the average price of regular gas has climbed past $4 a gallon in Connecticut.
The AAA auto club says the average price of regular gas in Connecticut is dropping toward $4 a gallon again, but it’s still the second highest in the country behind Hawaii’s price.
A company that acquired 88 gas stations in Connecticut from Exxon Mobil Corp. earlier this year is being sued on allegations it forced station operators to pay 17 cents to 22 cents more per gallon of gas when it took over.
The chief executive of United Technologies Corp. says rising commodity prices and supply chain disruptions in Japan are causing some concerns, but sales are rising and the weak dollar is boosting the conglomerate’s exports.