Archive for January 2008

Today’s Headlines

Jan 19th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Decision Bodes Ill For Sound — Courant.com: “The pronouncement by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that the proposed Broadwater natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound would have limited adverse environmental impacts is blatantly irresponsible. By Barbara C. Gordon, West Hartford, executive director of the Connecticut Seafood Council.“ Spitzer gets nudge from Rell on

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Discovery News : Discovery Channel

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

Discovery News : Discovery Channel: “… a new prefabricated house could turn the trailer home stereotype around. The GreenMobile is an affordable home that uses sound construction methods and energy-saving concepts to lower utility costs and raise value.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



AlterNet: Environment: Siphoning the Globe: Water Exhibit Exposes Worldwide Crisis

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

AlterNet: Environment: Siphoning the Globe: Water Exhibit Exposes Worldwide Crisis: “An amazing crew of individuals at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, led by Dr. Eleanor J. Sterling, the museum’s Director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation have made an important contribution to halting the water crisis with their new a

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Today’s Headlines Update

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

NewEnergyNews: EXXON TO FLOAT LNG: “EXXON TO FLOAT LNG” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



News12 MyTown Huntington – General : Activists gather to oppose Broadwater

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

Activists gather to oppose Broadwater – News12 MyTown Huntington: “Activists gather to oppose Broadwater: With less than a month until a final decision is made regarding the proposed Broadwater barge, environmental activists gathered in Huntington to voice their concerns about the project.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Today’s Headlines Update

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

Sierra Club Launches Partnership with Clorox’s new Green Works Line: “SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (January 14, 2008) – The Sierra Club today announced their partnership with Clorox’s newly-launched line of Green Works cleaners, a breakthrough line of natural cleaning products that are as effective as conventional cleaners but made from plant-based ingredients.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Today’s Headlines Update

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

TCExtra.com Adding a chapter to ‘Silent Spring’: “‘Responsible Tower Siting – It’s More Than Aesthetics’ was the title of a forum Jan. 12 in Cornwall, sponsored by area environmental agencies and organizations.”Thanks, Judy. For readers, this site requires a free registration to access articles. Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Today’s Headlines Update

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

Cornwall Forum Topic: Wireless World Fears – Litchfield County Times: “CORNWALL-Kent First Selectman Ruth Epstein believes that establishing a telecommunication tower in Kent is a matter of public safety, but the preponderance of testimony given by panelists at a forum in Cornwall last weekend suggests that the technology that enables wireless communication is more dangerous

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Today’s Headlines

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Governor Rell Writes Governor Spitzer Urging New York to ‘Do What FERC Would Not’ – Governor Rell’s Office: “overnor M. Jodi Rell today announced she has written New York Governor Eliot Spitzer to urge the Empire State to do what federal regulators would not: protect the environment of Long Island Sound and safeguard public

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Today’s Headlines Update

Jan 18th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER TheDay.com – Rell Writes NY Governor on LNG Proposal: “Gov. M. Jodi Rell has asked N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer to take all steps possible to stop a floating liquefied natural gas platform from locating in Long Island Sound.In a letter dated Wednesday, Rell urged Spitzer and New York State to “do what FERC would

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Today’s Headlines

Jan 17th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER LNG plant maligned – The Advocate: “We were disappointed to read The Advocate’s Jan. 9 editorial, ‘New York should reject LNG project.’ Obviously we would have preferred that The Advocate recognized the Broadwater proposal as an acceptable compromise balancing the region’s need for clean, safe, reliable energy and the interests of those who seek

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New London Business To Pay State Hefty Penalty For Pollution

Jan 16th, 2008 | By

New London Business To Pay State Hefty Penalty For Pollution – TheDay.com: “New London — A decade-long investigation of environmental violations at Thames Shipyard and Repair Co. has ended in a settlement that levies one of the state’s largest financial penalties in a civil pollution case.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com -



Suffolk Life Newspapers – DEC Tells Broadwater To Fill In The Blanks

Jan 16th, 2008 | By

DEC Tells Broadwater To Fill In The Blanks – Suffolk Life Newspapers: “The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sent a letter last month to Broadwater urging them to provide more information on its permit applications associated with the proposed liquefied natural gas facility the company wants to place on the Long Island Sound,

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Today’s Headlines Update

Jan 16th, 2008 | By

New Report on Hartford Park System ::: “TPL’s Center for City Park Excellence, Parks for People New England initiative, and Connecticut State Office partnered to produce “Renewing a Historic Legacy.” The report analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of Hartford’s historic yet undervalued park system. It highlights the need for a continuous green belt trail connecting

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Today’s Headlines

Jan 16th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Broadwater may come between friends – The Advocate: “As state attorneys general in Connecticut and New York, Democrats Richard Blumenthal and Eliot Spitzer were political soulmates, particularly when it came to pooling legal resources and clout to protect the environment.” Our view: States correct to fight plant in L.I. Sound – Norwich, CT –

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Today’s Headlines

Jan 15th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Attorney General: Attorney General Vows Lawsuit To Stop Broadwater – Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal: “‘Once again, we will take federal officials to court, forcing FERC to recognize that it is not above the law, and we will sue to stop this monstrous environmental atrocity. FERC will be compelled to answer to a judge for

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Today’s Headlines

Jan 14th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER OPINIONS Reckless decision – The Connecticut Post Online: “It’s truly tragic when the staff of a federal agency accedes to the desecration of a fragile waterway such as Long Island Sound to benefit private energy interests. Yet, that’s what the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission does by concluding that a $700 million

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What’s a Ski Area to Do as It Warms? Adapt – New York Times

Jan 13th, 2008 | By

What’s a Ski Area to Do as It Warms? Adapt – New York Times: “Mild winters and the rising cost of making snow have local ski operators rethinking how to stay in business. Some are looking into year-round activities, like water parks, while others are focusing on creating challenging terrain to attract snowboarders.” Provided by

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Today’s Headlines

Jan 13th, 2008 | By

LOCAL Don't Risk Food Supply For Fuel — Courant.com: “The proposed biodiesel plant in Suffield may not be such a good idea [editorial, Jan. 8, ‘Suffield Burns Over Biodiesel’].” A War of the States Over Dredging Rules – New York Times: “The 1,320-square-mile Sound is almost evenly owned by Connecticut and New York, but the

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Today’s Headlines

Jan 12th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Fed report buoys LNG proposal for Sound – NHRegister.com: “Broadwater Energy’s controversial proposal to construct a liquefied natural gas platform in Long Island Sound got a boost Friday when Federal Energy Regulation Commission staff members declared the plan would “result in limited adverse environmental impacts” if the company implements FERC’s recommended mitigation measures.” Gas

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