The state is using a $2.5 million settlement of a water pollution lawsuit to create a new agency at the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus that will help municipalities, businesses and homeowners determine the best methods to protect their properties against what the state says are rising seas and more frequent severe storms caused by climate change.
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The Groton Open Space Association wants to buy 201 acres north of Interstate 95 to save the land for open space, but the Town Council voted last week to not support the group’s request. Councilor Bob Frink said the land has development potential and could bring in needed revenue. “I don’t see (how) we can
The Groton Open Space Association is among 13 community groups in Connecticut to receive a total of $625,000 to improve the health of Long Island Sound. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Groton group receives funds to improve health of Long Island Sound | News from southeastern Connecticut. ALSO: Environmentalists gathered at
For the seventh year in a row, Connecticut College is participating in RecycleMania, a recycling competition that promotes waste reduction at colleges and universities across the country.
Avalonia Land Conservancy and the Groton Public Library have organized a five-part series of programs over the next four months to highlight the importance of water and water protection. All indoor programs will take place at 7 p.m. at the library. The first program will be Feb. 28, when Judy Preston, Connecticut Outreach Program Coordinator
New London – Two months after leading the referendum defeat of the Coast Guard Academy’s proposal to purchase and develop half of Riverside Park, organizers of the Friends of Riverside Park political action committee have formed a conservancy to continue efforts to preserve, maintain and improve the park. For more on this story, visit: The
In a space on Tempel Green about two-thirds the size of a football field, Connecticut College is creating a subterranean showpiece for its environmental sustainability programs.
A deal the town signed in the spring that would have allowed it to generate electricity and, by doing so, save money on its electric bills, went away last month. In April, DCS Energy of South Glastonbury and the town agreed, in 10 separate contracts, that DCS would install, free of charge, 11 photovoltaic solar
The Bluff Point to Preston trail will not include passage through the Groton reservoir system. Based on information from the director of Groton Utilities, which manages the reservoir, and an independent insurance consultant, the City Council decided not to respond to a request from the Bluff Point to Preston Trail Committee. Read more here: TheDay.com
It could have been a 34-unit housing development. Instead, the 63-acre tract known as the Sheep Farm was celebrated Saturday as part of Connecticut Trails Day, attracting about 20 community members for a walk in the woods.
Constitution Biofuels celebrated its grand opening with ribbon-cutting festivities at its Leonard Drive plant in the Airport Industrial Park on Saturday.
from The Hydrogen Journal – The New London US Naval Submarine Base, in Groton, Connecticut, has purchased two 300 kW fuel cell power plants from FuelCell Energy of Danbury, Connecticut. The fuel cells will provide base load electricity and heat for a boiler at an existing energy plant, with a total efficiency of 80 per cent.