Posts Tagged ‘ Klee ’

DEEP head tours Middletown environmental, energy projects

Oct 8th, 2014 | By

City and state officials toured a half-dozen remediation, development and energy projects Wednesday. Robert Klee, commissioner for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, joined Mayor Daniel Drew, city planner Michiel Wackers and other city and state officials on a bus tour that began at city hall and wound through seven completed and ongoing

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Fracking Battle Opens In General Assembly

Mar 1st, 2014 | By

The legislative battle over banning or regulating “fracking waste” in Connecticut opened Friday with a barrage of testimony about the environmental dangers this industrial byproduct may bring. Connecticut’s new commissioner of energy and environmental protection, Robert Klee, urged lawmakers to give the state authority to regulate the wastes produced by natural gas drilling as a

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Connecticut faces big shifts on energy, recycling, Klee says

Feb 25th, 2014 | By

If Robert Klee is daunted by the challenge that lies ahead as the state’s next Department of Energy and Environmental Protection commissioner, he doesn’t show it. The agency’s former chief of staff under then-Commissioner Dan Esty, Klee views his pending ascendancy to DEEP’s top job as an opportunity to remake Connecticut at a historic juncture.

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CT environmental community watches as Klee takes helm of DEEP

Feb 24th, 2014 | By

Early in his second week on the job, Robert Klee, Connecticut’s new interim commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, admitted that during his first week on the job he had called his predecessor, Dan Esty – once. “We joked about – you have my number, but you don’t need to use it,”

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Energy, environmental lawyer Klee named new Connecticut DEEP commissioner

Jan 24th, 2014 | By

New Haven’s Robert Klee is the next leader of the state’s environmental protection agency.