Justices Seem Receptive To Reducing Cross-State Air PollutionSeveral Supreme Court justices Tuesday suggested during a 90-minute argument that they believe the Environmental Protection Agency did not exceed its authority when it issued i 2011 rule seeking to to reduce pollution from power plants in 28 states that drifts into states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Connecticut Due $1.4 Million In Toyota Settlement Attorney General George Jepsen says Connecticut will receive about $1.4 million of a $29 million settlement between Toyota and 29 states as part of a settlement related to its safety recalls.
Appeals Court Overturns Cross-Border Emissions RegsA federal appeals court has overturned a regulation clamping down on power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
Connecticut Among States With Worst Public Pension DeficitsA new study of public pension funding by the states has determined that Connecticut has one of the top-ten unfunded pension liabilities in the country, with 53 percent of the $44.8 billion it owes long-term .
Court Delays 'Cross State Pollution Rule'A federal court Friday put on hold a controversial Obama administration regulation aimed at reducing power plant pollution in 27 states that contributes to unhealthy air downwind in states like Connecticut.