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MIRA, MDC settle long-running plant dispute

Matt Pilon |

The state’s waste disposal and recycling agency will pay $8.3 million to the Metropolitan District (MDC) to settle a long-running legal dispute over a trash-plant operating contract that...

Courtney targets nuclear waste

Matt Pilon |

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney said he and a Vermont colleague have introduced legislation in Congress aimed at easing the cost of managing nuclear waste for communities such as Haddam.

CT Water CFO to replace outgoing CEO

Patricia Daddona |

Clinton-based Connecticut Water Service CEO Eric W. Thornburg has resigned to take a position with a large water system in California, and an interim leader has replaced him, effective immediately,...

Solar panels to save Bloomfield school $1.1M

Matt Pilon |

Stamford’s Kingspan Energy has wrapped work on a one-megawatt rooftop solar array at Carmen Arace Middle and Intermediate School in Bloomfield.

CT drops to 6th in efficiency ranking

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut has dropped a spot in the latest annual ranking of energy efficiency policies.

Capewell earns LEED Gold

Matt Pilon |

The developer of the former Capewell Horse Nail factory in Hartford has earned LEED Gold status for its $27 million south end apartment project.

Dominion's lips remain sealed on Millstone financials

Matt Pilon |

It appears Millstone Power Station owner Dominion will be unwilling to share any key financial information, at least publicly, with state officials trying to ascertain the nuclear plant's economic...

After slide, prices tick up in latest RGGI auction

Matt Pilon |

After participating states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative proposed changes to beef up the program over the coming decade, the prices of carbon allowances rose in the latest RGGI auction.

StanChem acquisition drew $16M price tag

Gregory Seay |

Berlin polymers and coatings maker StanChem made news recently when it announced it was being purchased by a Boston equity investment fund run by people formerly with ties to Connecticut...

Deal struck on stabilizing profits of Millstone nuclear station


The Connecticut General Assembly and the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy have agreed in principle on bipartisan legislation authorizing state energy officials to take measures to stabilize...

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