Posts Tagged ‘ infrastructure ’

$2.1B UIL investment hinges on raising capital

Jun 5th, 2011 | By

The corporate parent of United Illuminating wants to perform a $2.1-billion upgrade of the New Haven electric utility’s aging infrastructure, but raising capital will be a difficult venture.

Turner Foundation Seeks Information on Local Green Infrastructure Projects

Apr 6th, 2011 | By

Is your community investing in green infrastructure to improve air quality, lower summertime temperatures, or reduce energy costs? The Clean Water America Alliance (Alliance) is conducting a project for the Turner Foundation to engage utilities, cities, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector on green infrastructure policy. Click this Environmental Headline for more information!

Environmentalists calling for end to water secrecy laws

Jan 29th, 2011 | By

Environmental advocates are arguing that water companies are using public safety measures put in place after 9/11 as an excuse to prevent citizens from reviewing and questioning their water mining practices.

Fixing aging infrastructure estimated to be $Billions

Jan 18th, 2011 | By

DANBURY — An aging water and sewer infrastructure lying beneath city streets — some sections are nearly a century old or more — is in constant need of repairs and upgrades. But most people don’t think about the miles of piping under the roads that bring potable water into their homes while whisking wastewater from

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Infrastructure is foundation for prosperty, by Rosa DeLauro via The New Haven Register

Nov 18th, 2010 | By

“A national infrastructure bank, which I have called for since 1994, can help provide the resources to lay the foundation for future prosperity in the state.”