Posts Tagged ‘ Meriden ’

State Celebrates Successful First Year of Commercial Clean Energy Financing Program

Feb 28th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s “Green Bank,” the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, says it has celebrated the successful first year of its nationally-recognized Commercial and Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy, or C-PACE program. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from CEFIA.



Meriden may be near settlement over unfinished power plant

Aug 18th, 2013 | By

The city and Meriden Gas Turbines, a subsidiary of energy giant NRG, are working on a settlement in a case dealing with the appearance of the unfinished power plant atop Cathole Mountain and a plan for its removal. The Connecticut Siting Council has been reviewing information about the abandoned power plant. The council was scheduled

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Meriden Company Pays Fine for Hazardous Waste Violations

Aug 9th, 2013 | By

290 Pratt Street, LLC owns the Meriden Enterprise Center facility in Meriden, Conn. EPA alleges that in June 2010, PCBs were discovered to have leaked from transformers and to have contaminated soil and concrete areas at the Meriden Enterprise Center.



Plenty of possible futures for NRG plant property in Meriden

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By

Tied up in litigation and a Connecticut Siting Council proceeding, the unfinished NRG power plant remains a vacant eyesore atop Cathole Mountain. Though the city and NRG agree there is potential for use of the site and nearby unused acreage, the future is uncertain. For more on this story, visit: Plenty of possible futures for

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Siting panel hears from Meriden officials, NRG

Jul 17th, 2013 | By

The Connecticut Siting Council continued to hear testimony Tuesday on the future of 82-foot-tall abandoned power plant and other buildings on Meriden’s Cathole Mountain.



NRG Energy delivers sharp response to Meriden critics

Jun 7th, 2013 | By

Officials with NRG Energy have taken exception to testimony from City Manager Lawrence J. Kendzior and other city staff members in the wake of a hearing of the Connecticut Siting Council earlier this week.



Meriden to Siting Council: ‘Do something about the abandoned NRG?power plant’

Jun 5th, 2013 | By

City officials and residents made their case to the Connecticut Siting Council Tuesday for something to be done about the 82-foot-tall abandoned power plant and other buildings atop Cathole Mountain.



NRG to exit power plant project in Meriden; Says it doesn’t owe Meriden $1.8M

Mar 7th, 2013 | By

MERIDEN — NRG has informed the city that it is withdrawing plans to complete a 544-watt gas-fired power plant in the city’s northwest corner. NRG provided the city of Meriden with a Notice of Abandonment on April 3, 2012 under the Property Tax Payment Settlement Agreement, said NRG spokesman David Gaier. For more on this

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Cheshire, Area Towns Finding Savings and Support in Wastewater Partnership

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

A partnership between Cheshire, Southington and Meriden has saved the three towns considerable money on water treatment supplies and officials said it could become even more important as they face an onslaught of federal mandates.



Meriden celebrates linear trail designation as greenway

Jul 11th, 2012 | By

The city and local organizations will host an event to celebrate the Quinnipiac River Gorge Trail being designated a Connecticut Greenway. via Meriden celebrates linear trail designation as greenway – MyRecordJournal.com: Meriden News – Myrecordjournal.com.



The path seldom taken: Hiking up West Peak, Meriden

Nov 28th, 2011 | By

Seen but usually ignored in favor of Castle Craig, the path up to West Peak, the highest point in the city and home to several radio towers, offers a challenging, but rewarding, outdoor adventure. On Friday morning, Record-Journal Managing Editor Eric Cotton and I made the trek up to the peak, which provided a stark

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City of Meriden Saves green by ‘going green’

Oct 31st, 2010 | By

In an effort to save some green by going green the City of Meriden, Connecticut recently invested in a variety of alternative fuel initiatives to power the city’s municipal vehicles.