Posts Tagged ‘ New Britain ’

New Fund at Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Preserves Open Space In Central Connecticut

Mar 17th, 2014 | By

The Berlin Land Trust, Inc. has established a new fund at the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB), affording existing supporters, new donors, area citizens and conservationists alike with a convenient and easily accessible way to help preserve open space in Berlin and beyond.



Connecticut Siting Council tackling regulations for future wind turbines (w/video)

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

NEW BRITAIN — Just over one year before Tuesday’s meeting at the Connecticut Siting Council headquarters, the council signed off on two proposed wind turbine installations in Colebrook. On July 24, most of the players in the battle over those turbines reconvened at the council’s offices to discuss proposed regulations for future turbines. For more

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Central Connecticut State U To Save $100,000 per Year with Fuel Cell

Jul 19th, 2012 | By

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) has installed a 1.4-megawatt fuel cell power plant that will reduce the school’s energy costs by $100,000 per year. via Central Connecticut State U To Save $100,000 per Year with Fuel Cell — Campus Technology.



Markley: Busway Construction Too Close To Fairview Cemetery – Courant.com

Jul 14th, 2012 | By

Gesturing toward the path that busway construction crews cleared through the center of Fairview Cemetery, Sen. Joe Markley said Friday he’s more convinced than ever that the project is a mistake. “We know we’re wasting money, we know we’re creating an eyesore and disrupting people’s lives. Now we see that it even interferes with the

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Malloy cuts ribbon on CCSU’s zero-pollutant power plant

Jul 11th, 2012 | By

Gov. Dannel Malloy celebrated a boost to clean energy Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Central Connecticut State University. The university’s new campus fuel cell power plant, emitting virtually zero pollutants, will generate ultra-clean electricty as well as steam for heating and cooling campus buildings. via The New Britain Herald : New Britain, Conn., and

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DEEP Issues Proposed Final Decision on Inland Wetlands Permit for New Britain to Hartford Busway

Feb 1st, 2012 | By

The Connecticut DEEP today issued a proposed final decision recommending the issuance of an inland wetlands and watercourses permit to the Connecticut DOT required for the construction of the New Britain to Hartford busway. The proposed final decision can be accessed on the DEEP web site. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.



CCSU wins EPA Game Day Challenge waste reduction program

Jan 10th, 2012 | By

The Results Are In: 2011 Game Day Challenge Winners WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the winners of the 2011 Game Day Challenge, a competition among U.S. colleges and universities with the goal of lowering waste generated at college football games and increasing participation in and awareness of waste reduction programs.

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Cedar Mountain: Report Suggests That Newington Preserve Cedar Mountain

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

A report by an independent panel of experts on a proposed subdivision on Cedar Mountain suggests the town should consider buying the land to preserve as open space.



Fast Start for Malloy on Transit, Smart Growth

Mar 1st, 2011 | By

CT Governor Dan Malloy went to bat for transportation during his administration’s first Bond Commission meeting on Friday, releasing over $250 million for transportation-related projects, with approximately $203 million of that going to transit and transit-oriented development initiatives.



Don’t kill the busway | Tom Condon via Courant.com

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

The busway is a good idea, one that can be brought to fruition in three years. Killing it now would be totally wrongheaded, Tom Condon writes.



PRO: Busway Is Well Down Road To Being Part of The Answer, By New Britain Mayor Timothy Stewart

Oct 31st, 2010 | By

For decades, the State of Connecticut and specifically, the central region surrounding Hartford, has struggled with transportation challenges that impede opportunities for economic growth.Timothy T. Stewart Enhancements to the status quo including highway expansions, bridge construction, and bus and commuter train fleet additions have reached the limit of present transportation systems to accommodate increased usage.

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New Britain Reservoir is down, but not out

Sep 19th, 2010 | By

It’s always prudent to take common sense precautions and not waste water, but there’s no reason to panic over the New Britain Reservoir’s drop in volume.