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MDC: Drinking water passed contaminant tests in '17

Matt Pilon |

The Metropolitan District (MDC), which provides drinking water to Hartford and 11 surrounding communities, said in a recently released annual report that its reservoirs, treatment plants and other...

CT Water, SJW merger continues after solicitation attempt

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut Water Service Inc. is sticking with its $750 million merger agreement with California's SJW Group after the Clinton-based water utility says it was unable to lure new bidders.

CT looking to bond $50M to create more 'job-ready' citizens

Gregory Seay |

State lawmakers want to invest $50 million to train 10,000 residents over the next four years for in-demand jobs.

Gov. Malloy activates CT’s first water plan

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed an executive order that activates Connecticut's first water plan.

Green Bank extends renewable energy financing program to new construction

Matt Pilon |

The Connecticut Green Bank says it's opening up a renewable energy financing program for property owners to new construction.

DEEP delivers win for fuel cells

Matt Pilon |

State officials on Wednesday greenlit four major fuel cell projects, including in Hartford and New Britain, delivering a victory to an industry that has complained recently about a perceived lack of...

CT regulators pass on water merger decision

Joe Cooper |

State regulators are dodging a decision on a $750 million merger agreement between Connecticut Water Service Inc. and California's SJW Group.

Federal lawmakers OK study of CT’s levee systems

Joe Cooper |

Federal lawmakers on Wednesday approved a measure that directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to report on the repairs needed along Connecticut River levee systems in Hartford and East Hartford,...

Eversource rejects CT Water's bidding-war invitation

Joe Cooper |

Eversource Energy on Tuesday balked at an attempt by Connecticut Water Service Inc. to lure new merger bids and asserted its commitment to their current offer.

CT’s proposed townhome-sprinkler rule nixed

Gregory Seay |

A legislative review panel has turned down a proposed state building-code change that would have mandated newer townhomes be equipped with expensive but potentially life-saving automatic sprinklers.

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