Posts Tagged ‘ Esty ’

Esty wins in water bill

May 22nd, 2014 | By

The House overwhelmingly approved a final water resources bill  Tuesday, and although she’s new to Congress, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District has already gotten the hang of finding ways to  help to local communities in the popular legislation. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act was approved in the House in a 412-4 vote and

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CT DEEP Commissioner Daniel Esty Talks at Sherwood Island State Park

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

Daniel C. Esty, Commissioner of the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), spoke on July 28, 2011 at the Sherwood Island State Park Nature Center. The event was co-sponsored by The Friends of Sherwood Island State Park and Green Village Initiative. This was one of the Sunset lecture series that the Friends of Sherwood Island hosts.

CL&P Intervener Esty Former Consultant for Corporate Parent

Sep 25th, 2011 | By

CT DEEP Commissioner Daniel C. Esty — who sparked some official concern in recent weeks by halting state regulators’ deliberations in a multimillion-dollar application by Connecticut Light & Power Co. — was paid $205,000 as a consultant from 1997 to 2005 by CL&P’s parent company, NU. Click on this Headline for more on this story.

Connecticut, Coast Guard sign recreational boating safety cooperative agreement

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

The agreement defines how Connecticut and the Coast Guard will work together to oversee recreational boating safety programs. These programs include mutual enforcement of laws relating to recreational boating safety on waters within concurrent jurisdiction of the state of Connecticut and the United States. These waters include Long Island Sound, coastal embayments and Connecticut’s major rivers.

Update on Haddam Land Swap; Commissioner says no problem because there were no “deed restrictions” on the land

Aug 5th, 2011 | By

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Dan Esty faced opponents of the Haddam “land swap” deal yesterday in what the Hartford Courant described as a “sometimes heated question-and-answer session.” Jonathan Pelto and Erik Hesselberg report.

Esty touts economic impact of state’s natural resources (video)

Jul 18th, 2011 | By

Esty was joined by many conservation organization officials at People’s State Forest to meet fisherman and to discuss the environmental, energy and economical impacts of the Farmington River — part of a $1.3 billion industry for the state of Connecticut.