While visiting Fuel Cell Energy Inc. today in Torrington, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson and Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced they will introduce legislation aimed at improving fuel cell and hydrogen energy infrastructure and increasing federal incentives for the use of fuel cell technology to strengthen a growing industry and help reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil.
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Senator joins rest of state delegation to find other ways to protect ‘a national treasure’ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has backed off a proposal to establish Long Island Sound as a National Marine Sanctuary, opting instead to join with the rest of the state’s congressional delegation in pursuing other means of enhancing protection of the
According to the Office of Marine Sanctuaries websites, each of the 13 sanctuary areas so far designated has its own unique set of regulations, but there are some prohibitions typical for many sanctuaries. For more on this story, visit: Marine sanctuary idea merits a closer look – GreenwichTime.
A “major part” of Long Island Sound would be designated a marine sanctuary and undersea preserve under a proposal announced by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal during a Sunday meeting of the Friends of Sherwood Island in Westport. “The idea is, instead of building new pipelines and new means of transporting energy and industrializing the Sound,
With federal funding to protect Long Island Sound set to expire this month, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Joe Lieberman, Richard Blumenthal, and Charles E. Schumer today introduced legislation to continue to support the restoration of Long Island Sound through 2016.
‘In two months we could have 900 people working,’ U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal. RELATED: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is faced with his first major transportation policy decision: After a dozen years of planning, should the state proceed with its first true rapid-transit project, a $570 million Hartford-to-New Britain busway? With a press conference today, environmentalists,
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has announced a settlement under which the EPA will set greenhouse gas pollution limits for power plants and refineries by 2012.
The differences between Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Richard Blumenthal over environmental policy are striking. Blumenthal’s efforts as Connecticut’s attorney general on behalf of environmental causes, including joining bipartisan fights to block controversial energy projects for Long Island Sound, recently earned him the Sierra Club’s endorsement. McMahon, on the other hand, is uncertain about the
U.S. Senatorial Richard Blumenthal has released an ad in which he promises to hold big oil accountable if elected to the Senate, just as he fought Shell Oil and TransCanada Energy, who proposed building “Broadwater,” a huge liquefied natural gas storage facility in the middle of Long Island Sound, that Blumenthal opposed.