Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration withdrew the regulations after learning that the Regulation Review Committee had enough votes to kill them.
Lost in the battle over CT’s rule requiring sales of only zero-emissions new cars by 2035 is the reason for the rule: the environment.
Nonprofits have become essential tools for CT towns that generally lack the expertise to figure out and solve inland flooding issues.
Along CT’s shoreline, salt marsh remediation is being explored as a natural solution for flooding. But it often takes non-governmental action.
The effect of El Niño on the Northeast’s weather is tricky to predict. But the forecast is warmer and wetter than normal.
Connecticut and the Northeast came up losers in the competition for regional hydrogen hubs, despite its history in the fuel cell industry.
CT has updated its stormwater manual with stricter regulations for how municipalities and some large institutions handle stormwater.
Despite recent industry setbacks, CT is joining Massachusetts and Rhode Island in jointly purchasing power to be generated by offshore wind.
CT’s utilities and Park City Wind developer Avangrid ended an agreement, saying economic headwinds have made the project no longer viable.
Planning for this sort of climate change-driven weather certainly requires physics and meteorology — but also probably a crystal ball.
The legislature changed the Green Bank’s statute to allow it to fund waste-to-energy technologies like those used in Connecticut now.
The CT legislature didn’t provide funding to help municipalities get food out of the waste stream. Now, cities must pay the price.
CT’s environmental community never had high hopes for legislation this session to address climate change, waste disposal or other issues.
The bill that has emerged from the CT legislature has no bear hunting, but clarifies when bears can be killed and bans intentional feeding.
The developer of Park City Wind may be trying to alter its contract with the state. And that’s not the only problem the project faces.