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With federal tax credits set to expire at the end of the year, the state has chosen Vineyard Wind to develop an 804-megawatt offshore wind project.
Is a second public hearing needed to analyze the ethics missteps of the Connecticut Port Authority, or is it time to move on?
Gina McCarthy takes the helm at the NRDC as the Trump administration was announcing it will begin formally withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord.
The plan also calls for more testing of public drinking water — and the possibility of a take back program for PFAS-containing firefighting foam for state agencies and municipal fire departments.
The number of Eversource customers disconnected for nonpayment has doubled in the past four years. Consumer advocates want to know why.
Seven years ago today what should have been unimaginable happened: 20 children and six educators were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School. More unimaginable is that in the years since December 14, 2012 the cries of “never again” and “not one more” have gone unheeded by the legislators in Congress who are beholden to the gun lobby.
In his first major announcement since taking office, State Treasurer Shawn Wooden declared his intention to divest $30 million of state pension fund assets from five companies involved in gun manufacturing and distribution. Unfortunately, this decision demonstrated dangerous overreach at the expense of public pension fund beneficiaries and Connecticut’s economic well-being.
There are few better examples of health care fraud than the promotion of so called “chronic Lyme disease." Defined as “…a crime that involves misrepresenting information, concealing information, or deceiving a person or entity in order to receive benefits, or to make a financial profit,” this fraud is being perpetrated by a small group of physicians who profiteer by offering unproven treatment at high cost to people worriedly searching for answers for unexplained symptoms.
Hardly a week goes by that an over-height truck and a low-slung bridge on the Merritt Parkway have a close encounter of the worst kind: a collision.
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