Climate change is already impacting the state’s trees. Here’s what environmentalists are doing to mitigate the damage.
Connecticut Light and Power will not be curtailing most of its more radical tree trimming temporarily as requested earlier this week by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has “requested” Connecticut Light and Power and United Illuminating “curtail” their practices known as enhanced tree trimming and enhanced tree removal until it rules on tree trimming policies covering both utilities.
Updated: 5:00 p.m. The management of Connecticut’s trees – what, where and how much to cut – has become contentious, pitting those who are most concerned about keeping the lights on against those who believe we are verging on literal overkill in taking down trees.