Posts Tagged ‘ northeast ’

EPA tells Outdoor Wood Furnace manufacturers to cease and desist | EHHI

Feb 17th, 2014 | By

Meanwhile, Environment and Human Health, Inc, American Lung, Northeast, and the Sierra Club, Connecticut, have sent a legal petition to the CT DEEP requesting that they promulgate health-protective wood smoke air standards. Click for more from Nancy Alderman at EHHI.

CT’s power plants at risk from effects of climate change

Sep 22nd, 2010 | By

Sea level rise coupled with an increasing number of coastal storms can lead to enhanced coastal flooding, threatening power plants and other energy infrastructure located on Long Island Sound and its estuaries.

That according to a memo from Kevin E. McCarthy, Principal Analyst, Connecticut Office of Legislative Research that addresses climate change and its potential implications for Connecticut’s water and energy utilities.

Disease that rots shells threatens Northeast lobster industry

Aug 11th, 2010 | By

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — A disease that rots the shells of lobsters is threatening the Northeast’s $20-million lobster industry, scientists said Wednesday. The disease, decimating lobsters since the mid 1990s, could mean new regulations for fishermen already struggling with a bad economy, said Mark Gibson, deputy chief of the state Department of Environmental Management’s Division of

[continue reading…]