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Meriden aquaponics firm, CREC to provide classroom training

Meriden aquaponics technology firm Trifecta Ecosystems Inc. is partnering with the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) to introduce the field of aquaponics to students in Connecticut schools.

CT awards $6M+ for open space

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut is awarding $6.05 million in state grants to 23 communities and land trusts, including a handful in Greater Hartford, to buy 2,005 acres that will be set aside as open space, authorities...

Malloy, DEEP align on doubling clean-energy target

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state's environmental policy agency are both calling for the amount of clean and renewable power consumed in the state to double between 2020 and 2030.

CT books victory in downwind pollution fight

Matt Pilon |

A Bridgeport federal judge this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must take action on a petition from Connecticut government officials challenging downwind pollution from a...

CT plates are free pass to state's parks

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's state parks are now free to residents with valid state license plates, the governor says.

Tesla to mount attempt No. 4 at the Capitol

Matt Pilon |

In Connecticut, Tesla could be a synonym for “persistent.”

CT clean energy program invests $114M in 200 projects

The Connecticut Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program has surpassed 200 projects totaling more than $114 million in clean energy investment in businesses, according to the...

$1B commercial renewables program nears expiration

Matt Pilon |

A state program that provides financial incentives to commercial and industrial solar, fuel cell and other types of clean energy projects is approaching its expiration date, and it's uncertain...

CT, NY: EPA is failing to control smog from other states

Connecticut and New York are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrator, Scott Pruitt, over the agency's failure to control ozone pollution from other states that...

Cold snap produces dueling nuke positions

Matt Pilon |

Both sides of a long-running debate over the future of nuclear power in Connecticut are using a recent bout of bone-chilling temperatures to make their case to regulators weighing whether to hold a...

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