UConn and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection unveiled a mapping tool that shows which census tracts are most at risk from pollution exposure, socioeconomic impacts and health disparities.
Noise complaints against an East Windsor solar project reveal the limits of what state and local officials can do if problems arise with existing solar farms.
To meet its climate goals, Connecticut needs residents to drive less. But local zoning policies prohibiting dense residential development make that hard.
Proposed legislation would empower the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to write new rules it deems necessary for hitting CT’s decarbonization goals.
The bill would give DEEP the ability to deny or place conditions on a permit for polluting facilities in environmental justice communities.