Posts Tagged ‘ Lisbon ’

Lisbon students traverse region to gauge water quality

May 1st, 2014 | By

A crew of Lisbon Central School eighth-graders recently sailed from Long Island Sound up the Thames River to Norwich — and that was just the beginning of their mission to test water quality in the region.

Sprague solar array chosen to provide power to state

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By

An unused parcel of land straddling Lisbon and Sprague owned by Fusion Paperboard that will soon be home to a 20-acre solar array can already count two of Connecticut’s biggest utilities among its customers.

Plan for new solar energy center

Sep 24th, 2013 | By

The state has taken another step toward lessening its dependence on fossil fuels. The project along with a wind farm in Maine is going to help the state comply with a federal mandate to have 20 percent of its electrical needs met with alternative energy by the year 2020.

Governor’s Greenways Council Presents 13th Annual Greenways Awards

Jun 3rd, 2012 | By

The Governor’s Greenways Council has commended six individuals that have made significant contributions to the promotion, development and enhancement of Greenways – linear open space in Connecticut – and designated five new greenways at a ceremony at the Firehouse on the Steele Brook Greenway in Watertown.

“Connecticut’s countryside is made up of thousands of miles of recreational trails and river corridors,” said DEEP Deputy Commissioner Susan Frechette. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.

Construction waste facility proposed for Lisbon

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

A Middletown developer wants to do what the Europeans are doing, recycle their buildings. Wheelabrator’s trash to energy plant in Lisbon has been turning waste into electricity for nearly a dozen years. For more on this story, visit: Construction waste facility proposed for Lisbon – WFSB Channel 3.

Haz waste facility among initiatives council seeking funding for

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

The Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments voted Thursday to apply for grant funding for three new regional initiatives: a hazardous waste disposal center, an equipment sharing program and a paramedic intercept program. For more on this story, visit: Northeast council to apply for grant funding for three new initiatives – Norwich, CT – The Bulletin.