Two well-intentioned environmental polices – one encouraging more renewable power and the other the preservation of farms and forestland – are colliding. They are pitting farmer against farmer and environmental interest groups against one another, putting state departments at odds, and raising the always explosive issue of private property rights versus state policy.
Her department is not yet listed in the State Register and Manual, the official registry of state government known as the Blue Book, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy knows Evonne Klein is the commissioner of housing — and he wants her to come back for a second term. The same is true for Steven K. […]