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Stanley agrees to $100M cleanup of R.I. Superfund site

Joe Cooper |

Two subsidiaries of New Britain manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker have agreed to a $100 million cleanup of dioxin contaminated sediment and soil at a Superfund site in Rhode Island.

Moody's: Recycling industry in a state of transformation

Matt Pilon |

Despite recent declines in the prices of recyclable commodities, consumer demand for recycling remains high, and many large waste haulers will see little impact to their credit ratings, Moody's...

China policy adds new challenge for CT's recycling efforts

Matt Pilon |

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Legislative Director Lee Sawyer says the agency is continuing to work to educate residents about what and what not to throw away in their...

China's new scrap-restriction policies disrupt CT's recycling industry

Matt Pilon |

China's new scrap restrictions are squeezing the state's recycling industry and making it more costly to convert waste into reusable materials.

Malloy inks climate change, renewable energy bills

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a pair of bills aimed at boosting the state's clean energy portfolio and limiting greenhouse gas emissions and coastal development.

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, NY win smog pollution lawsuit vs. EPA

Joe Cooper |

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop plans to mitigate air pollution in upwind states to safeguard downwind states such as Connecticut and New York.

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...

Military vet King puts employees' needs first

Sean Teehan Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

After serving two years in Iraq, Army vet James King got his MBA at UConn then joined East-Hartford based wastewater management firm Eljen corp., which recently named him president.

CT offers up $7.5M from VW emissions scandal

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut is soliciting clean diesel projects to compete for a $7.5 million portion of the state's coming $55.7 million settlement with Volkswagen and two affiliates over the German marques'...

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