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Investments in the neighborhood will total nearly $1 billion by the time construction ends in six or seven years.
The brownfield inventory maintained by the state lists 516 sites, but officials estimate there are actually “probably tens of thousands” of polluted sites that haven't been counted.
One key to a better future for Connecticut's cities could lie beneath the ugly scars from its industrial past, but the state the state doesn't track number of jobs created or taxes generated after cleanup or even keep an inventory of its brownfield sites.
The recent announcement that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is narrowing the scope of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973 is, to say the least, distressing. The most egregious changes to the Act eliminate consideration of threats to species from climate change and lift the prohibition on conducting economic impact analyses, clouding the science of survival with short term monetary gain.
Monsanto and its German new owner Bayer AG face more than 9,000 lawsuits in the U.S. brought by people suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and who blame Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) for their diseases. Glyphosate/Roundup is an herbicide and herbicides are used to kill weeds.
Let’s be real. Social Security benefits will be cut by 20 percent in 2035 unless Congress acts, according to Social Security Chief Actuary Steve Goss. The Social Security 2100 Act, co-sponsored by 210 Members of the House of Representatives, not only prevents those devastating cuts but also expands benefits across the board, improves the cost-of-living […]
My family is not part of the Title IX discrimination complaint filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of three high school girls track athletes in Connecticut, yet I’ve observed in person what has been unfolding at multiple track events over the past two indoor track seasons in 2018 and 2019. ADF has outlined how far the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC), the state high school sports governing body, has allowed things to stray from the mission of Title IX.
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