In the able hands of farmer-poet Scott Chaskey, seedtime serves as an ideal point of departure for a meditation on how the story of seeds is “interwoven with our own story.” For Chaskey it is interwoven at many levels: the parallel identity of the author and the farmer, of writing and seed-sowing, becomes one of the recurring threads in his richly textured, poetic and unflinchingly political Seedtime. Click on this Environmental Headline to read more from our regular contributor Aaron Goode.
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West Hartford renewable energy developer BNE Energy is cleared to build three wind turbines in Colebrook, after a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling on Monday ended a three-year legal battle.
A new management and conservation plan for Long Island Sound identifies six problem areas that should be addressed by governmental agencies and environmental and university groups.
When the People’s Climate March kicks off in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, it is sure to be a powerful and diverse assembly.
In Response to Continuing Problems with Pump Problems affecting a pump that is part of a reactor safety system will be the focus of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission Special Inspection at the Millstone Unit 3 nuclear power plant.
“If you’re in this industry long enough you see these cycles. The energy business has gone from boom to bust many times.”
Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley appeared separately on Monday at a transportation forum hosted by regional transportation groups.
Sunday, Sept. 21, Yalies and New Haven residents plan to join the ranks of thousands of other activists in order to promote awareness of climate change at the People’s Climate March in New York City.
Provide for a complete upgrade of the Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility including hydraulic improvements, new aeration tank, new clarifiers, equipment replacement and building improvements along with support equipment and accessories. Bid on Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility Upgrade in Rocky Hill | Connecticut Bid Network.
According to a recent report by the National Audubon Society, these birds are just a few of the local species that may disappear from Greenwich and its environs by 2080 because of climate change — read that as global warming. Rising temperatures and tides, the report says, could force the birds to seek cooler climates
Google said its renewable energy projects are expected to generate more than 6 billion kilowatt-hours of energy annually, which the tech giant said is “far more electricity” than it consumes and is enough to power all public elementary schools in New York, Oregon and Wyoming for one year. For more on this story, visit: Google
It’s happening — what you’ve all been waiting for … an #UpChat on Twitter! to talk about climate change, leading up to the United Nations 2014 Climate Summit.
About two-dozen shell fishermen from throughout Connecticut, business owners and legislators met outside the state’s Aquaculture Bureau Wednesday to voice strong opposition to new lease terms imposed by the Department of Agriculture. With the support of Milford Democratic state Reps. James Maroney, Kim Rose and Paul Davis, state Sen. Gayle Slossberg, D-Milford, called on Gov.
A terrible gale lashed Long Island Sound on a winter’s night in 1805. Faulkner’s Island lighthouse keeper Joseph Griffing woke the next morning to survey the damage and glanced out to the west to Goose Island where he saw a ship wrecked on the rocks. He rowed his small boat out to the vessel to
Taking place at one of the best birding spots on the East Coast, the Audubon CT Migration Festival will include bird walks led by Chris Loscalzo, bird banding demonstrations, a hawk flight identification workshop (come see some hawks flying south for the winter), monarch butterfly tagging (they’re migrating too), a live raptor show with a falconer from Horizon Wings Raptor Rehabilitation and Education organization, and much more. If you want to see some birds, you won’t be sorry you came to this festival.
Connecticut is peppered with hundreds of wetlands in various sizes and configurations containing diverse plants and animals. They are essential parts of the state’s hydraulic circulatory system, providing benefits we take for granted. They’re worth making time to visit, even if your feeling a bit swamped. For more on this story, visit: Connecticut’s swamps are
Connecticut on Tuesday landed nearly $23 million in federal grants that advocates say will help transform Waterbury’s riverfront and dramatically improve a key freight rail line from New London to Massachusetts. About $14.4 million of the money will go toward Waterbury’s waterfront renaissance and transit center project, which Mayor Neil O’Leary has said could be
Hello! My name is Colin Bennett and I’m running for a seat in the Connecticut State Senate in the 33rd District. Over the next month and a half I’ll be posting periodic updates about my campaign and answering questions from potential voters. This first post is intended to provide a little background information about me
Clean water is a wholesome family value if there ever was one. Right? Sadly, today, protecting clean water is just another battleground for ideological politics. Read more from the CT Mirror here.
The Day enthusiastically endorses efforts to create a Thames River Heritage Park linking the many historic attractions on both banks of the southern reaches of the Thames, we only lament that it did not happen far sooner. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Heritage Park test | News from southeastern Connecticut.