Archive for March 2008

The DL on Spitzer’s potential successor David Paterson, Greg Hladky laid off

Mar 12th, 2008 | By

PATERSON, BROADWATER Gov. Spitzer Scandal in New York Has Broadwater Implications in Connecticut | CAPITOL WATCH: “Gov. Spitzer Scandal in New York Has Broadwater Implications in Connecticut CAPITOL WATCH: Gov. Spitzer Scandal in New York Has Broadwater Implications in Connecticut: “Political insiders are wondering how long Gov. Eliot Spitzer will last in office following a

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Bolton Community Foundation plans green talks

Mar 12th, 2008 | By

Connecticut’s Environmental Events Calendar: “The Bolton Community Education Foundation plans ‘green’ talks — ‘Connecting Bolton’s ‘Green’ Areas’ today at 6:30 p.m.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Today’s Headlines

Mar 12th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Williams says Spitzer scandal could affect Broadwater project | Courant.com: “HARTFORD, Conn. – Given the sex scandal surrounding New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, Senate President Donald Williams wants Connecticut to reach out to his lieutenant governor and persuade him to oppose Broadwater.” A great new site … Fraudwater Energy: “Read the Facts vs. Fiction

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Today’s Headlines Update

Mar 11th, 2008 | By

Students Lobby at Statehouse to Support Environmentalism | Trinity Tripod: “On Wednesday, March 5, four members of Trinity’s chapter of ConnPIRG’s Campus Climate Challenge testified at the Connecticut Legislative Office Building against global warming. They rallied to show support for the HB 5600, a bill that would cut Connecticut carbon emissions to 10 percent below

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 11th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER LETTERS | Newsday.com: “‘States win if Broadwater dies’ by Richard Blumenthal implores us to repudiate ‘a false dichotomy between environmental protection and energy supply.’ Yet, his arguments ignore the facts and widen the perceived chasm between energy and the environment.” The writer is senior vice president and regional project director of Broadwater Energy. “Expect

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 10th, 2008 | By

LOCAL Recycling plan back for review | NHRegister.com: “The next round in Connecticut’s long-running and very sticky debate over recycling and plastic water bottles is already under way and should be heating up soon.” Newtown, New Milford water rates may increase | NewsTimes.com: “If a draft decision is approved this week, United Water of Connecticut

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 9th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER CONNECTICUT LEFT WITH UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ON BROADWATER: Save the Sound Calls Shell Announcement Irrelevant: New Haven – Recent statements from Shell Energy North America raise additional concerns regarding the necessity for the construction of the Broadwater Natural Gas terminal. Save the Sound, a program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, is questioning whether a

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 8th, 2008 | By

LOCAL CT Environment Committee approves global warming and plastic bag bill | WSHU NewsRoom: The global warming bill would place a cap on global warming-causing emissions in the state, WSHU reported. As it is written, the bill would require a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to 10% below 1990 levels in the next 12 years,

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CONNECTICUT LEFT WITH UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ON BROADWATER

Mar 7th, 2008 | By

March 6, 2008 Save the Sound Calls Shell Announcement Irrelevant New Haven – Recent statements from Shell Energy North America raise additional concerns regarding the necessity for the construction of the Broadwater Natural Gas terminal. Save the Sound, a program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, is questioning whether a market for the natural gas

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DON’T FLUSH THAT LEFTOVER VITAMINS OR PET MEDICINE!

Mar 7th, 2008 | By

DON’T FLUSH THAT LEFTOVER VITAMINS OR PET MEDICINE! | Guidezilla New Haven, CT Events Calendar: Everyday, unwanted or expired medicine is disposed of via indoor drains—down the sink or in the toilet. Antibiotics, antidepressants and hormone medications are now found in waterways nationwide because they slip through septic systems and sewage plants untreated. Provided by

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 7th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER For some reason Ebong only got a quote from Broadwater’s John Hritcko :o( : Shell to begin marketing gas from proposed gas terminal | wshu NewsRoom: “FAIRFIELD, CT (2008-03-06) Shell Energy North America says it will start marketing the gas from the proposed Broadwater liquefied natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound. The project

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Attorney General: Attorney General Calls For Gasoline Transparency Act

Mar 7th, 2008 | By

Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal Calls For Gasoline Transparency Act | Attorney General: “Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, in formal testimony today, urged the legislature to require that major oil suppliers, terminal operators, gasoline transporters and retailers provide his office with vital information concerning gasoline sales as part of an industry-wide probe of the gasoline market in

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 7th, 2008 | By

LOCAL State still interested in purchasing property | Pictorial Gazette: “Judge Julia Aurigemma from the Middlesex Superior Court recently upheld the March 2006 decision made by the town’s Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission, IWWC, to deny a proposal to build 250 homes and an 18-hole golf course on a 1,001-acre piece of property.” EVENTS Connecticut

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 6th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Shell pitches fuel before Broadwater approved | NHRegister.com: “Shell Energy North America announced Wednesday that it has begun marketing the natural gas that would be supplied by the still-unapproved Broadwater floating liquefied natural gas terminal, but state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal responded by saying, ‘Shell is marketing a mirage.’” LOCAL GSV hopes drilling methods

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Attorney General: Attorney General’s Statement On Shell Marketing Of Unapproved Broadwater Natural Gas

Mar 6th, 2008 | By

Attorney General’s Statement On Shell Marketing Of Unapproved Broadwater Natural Gas | Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal: “‘Shell is marketing a mirage – a product that does not exist, and hopefully never will, if officials respect the law and reject Broadwater. This deceptive ploy is a desperate pitch for political support, not economic interest. It reflects

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Today’s Headlines Update

Mar 6th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Shell Looks for Natural Gas Customers | money.cnn.com: “NEW YORK (Associated Press) – Shell Energy North America says it will begin discussions to sell gas from a terminal it plans to park on Long Island Sound even as it awaits approval from regulators.” Broadwater Energy Responds | Westport News: “In its recent editorial (‘Broadwater

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The Connecticut’s Bottle Bill has reduced litter, saved energy, conserved valuable aluminum, petroleum and glass, and raised millions of dollars

Mar 5th, 2008 | By

The Connecticut’s Bottle Bill has reduced litter, saved energy, conserved valuable aluminum, petroleum and glass, and raised millions of dollars for thousands of Connecticut school and community groups. In fact, more than a BILLION Connecticut bottles and cans are returned and recycled each year at no cost to Connecticut taxpayers. SB 357 updates the state’s

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Today’s Headlines Update

Mar 5th, 2008 | By

BROADWATER Shell Takes Steps To Sell Gas From Controversial Terminal | Courant.com: “Even as a controversy continues around the Broadwater liquefied natural gas terminal proposed for the Long Island Sound, Shell Energy North America is taking steps to sell natural gas that would be delivered through the terminal.” LOCAL Vernon council orders conservation – or

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Today’s Headlines

Mar 5th, 2008 | By

LOCAL An editorial from The Day: Trying A New Bag | TheDay.com: “The use of plastic bags is out of control. but an outright ban on plastic bags, as proposed by a bill now before the legislature, is too drastic a remedy.” UI, NRG map ‘peak’ power project | The Connecticut Post Online: “United Illuminating

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REPORT ON STATE’S ENVIRONMENT SHOWS A CLOSING WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY AND "DREAMS DEFERRED."

Mar 4th, 2008 | By

HARTFORD – The Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality will hold a news conference to release a special report on the estimated cost of meeting Connecticut’s goals for state parks, open space, environmental protection and farmland preservation on Thursday, March 6, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. in the Old Judiciary Room of the State Capitol. While the

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