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CT sues EPA over transient Pennsylvania air pollutants

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to take action on the state's request to halt pollution blowing into Connecticut from a Pennsylvania coal-fired power...

CT's delayed energy plan could mean trouble for Millstone bill

JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL | CT MIRROR |

Connecticut's master plan for energy use and policy is months behind its three-year update, and now the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says it will not be ready in time for...

Sustainable biz group targets Hartford area

Matt Pilon |

At a concert, it sometimes takes one brave soul to get a reluctant crowd dancing.

DEEP: Sweep wouldn’t affect pollution mitigation plans

Matt Pilon |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s attempt to close a nearly $390 million budget hole in the current fiscal year won’t affect plans to use funds from a Volkswagen legal settlement for air-pollution...

Complaints persist even as shared solar (finally) nears finish line

Jan Ellen Spiegel | CT Mirror | 1

Shared solar, a concept that can provide solar power to many of those who otherwise can’t get it, has been on the radar in Connecticut since 2012. After years of delays it may finally be close...

Hydroponic farming takes root in CT

Karen Ali Special to the Hartford Business Journal | 2

Connecticut produces a mere 1 percent or so of the fruits and vegetables eaten by its residents.

RGGI eyes carbon-cap reduction

Matt Pilon |

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a regional cap-and-trade market launched in 2008, is considering how much lower its nine-state carbon allowance cap should be in the years ahead.

Report: CT remains nation's ozone 'tailpipe'

Matt Pilon |

Ozone pollution remained relatively high in Connecticut between 2013 and 2015, according to the American Lung Association, which for the second year in a row assigned a failing grade to seven of...

Ex-EPA's McCarthy named to CT Green Bank board

Patricia Daddona |

Gina McCarthy, ex-administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will serve as a member of the Connecticut Green Bank's board of directors.

CT rebellion against federal rail plan grows — and may have impact

ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR |

A rebellion that began in Old Lyme and has spread along coastal Connecticut is pressing the federal government to make big changes in an ambitious plan to bring high-speed rail to the Northeast, and...

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