The budget proposal passed by both the House and the Senate includes plans to steal millions from state clean energy funds, including $30.4 million from the Clean Energy Financing and Investment Authority and $5 million from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative account. “Generations of smart New England farmers have known that in times of crisis, like famine and drought,” said Seth Kaplan, Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy, Conservation Law Foundation, “the last thing (literally) you should do is eat your seeds. It is a desperate acknowledgement that you have completely given up on the future.” Click on this Environmental Headline for more from CTLCV and other environmental groups.
Open space grants to preserve nearly 3,000 acres: $9 Million Awarded to 35 Cities and Towns to Protect Open SpaceDecember 29th, 2012
The state has awarded more than $9 million to preserve open space in 35 cities and towns, the governor’s office announced Friday. The largest parcels are in Cheshire, East Haddam, East Lyme, Kent/Warren, Lyme, and Somers, all with properties encompassing at last 100 acres. In all, the money will preserve 2,732 acres throughout Connecticut.
Just when there’s an enviro no-brainer to embrace—like green renewable energy—careful scrutiny reveals another yawning maw of unintended consequences.
The Rhode Island senate has approved a resolution opposing the proposed Weaver’s Cove offshore berth for Liquefied Natural Gas.
CT Environmental Headlines was among CT DEP GreenCircle Award winners Tuesday at The Siemon Co., in Watertown. Award winners range from a group of Milford Cub Scouts for a beach cleanup to The Siemon Co., which has installed hundreds of solar panels and reduced its waste to landfills.
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Four next-generation fuel cell-powered hybrid-electric transit buses were introduced today in Hartford. They join an earlier generation bus that began service in 2007.
Event: Audubon Connecticut’s Award Dinner Celebrating the Conservation Achievements of U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays | CT Environmental HeadlinesMay 7th, 2009
Environmentalists, Politicians, and Luminaries to Gather for Audubon Connecticut’s Environmental Leadership Award Dinner Celebrating the Conservation Achievements of Congressman Christopher Shays | CT Environmental Headlines: Thursday, May 14, 2009, Cocktails at 7 p.m. at The Belle Haven Club, 100 Harbor Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut. On May 14th, more than 300 guests are expected to honor former
BROADWATER Debates in Hartford, NY fan Broadwater flames | Branford Review: “Connecticut’s Long Island Sound LNG Task Force met Monday in Hartford to review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s final Environmental Impact Statement on the facility.” LOCAL Chemist explores nanotechnology to address greenhouse gases at source | UConn Advance: “Much of the discussion about fighting
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