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DEEP’s new boss has a Ph.D. in trash

Robert Klee, 39, is the mild-mannered protégé of the hard-charging mentor he will succeed, Daniel C. Esty. He is set to take over one of state government’s highest-profile agencies and brings to the commissioner’s office a varied background in environment law, science and public policy. Klee is a man who can wax rhapsodic about “transformative efforts on waste.”

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CT legislature blocks wind power regulations for third time

A General Assembly committee rejected wind-turbine regulations for the third time in nine months Tuesday, prompting environmentalists to complain that legislators are blocking home-grown wind power just as the technology is showing signs of producing electricity at competitive prices. “This is really outright obstructionism at this point,” said Chris Phelps, the state director of Environment […]