As part of the three-year agreement, organic waste from Lake Compounce will be processed at a new organics recycling facility to be built by Turning Earth in Central Connecticut. Covanta will provide education and training for Lake Compounce employees in the proper methods for source-separating organics.
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.
The announcement $500 million in aerospace research, development and manufacturing and up to $4 billion in research and other capital expenditures in Connecticut, according to Malloy, who met with CEO Louis Chenevert to discuss the agreement.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has been recognized by Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board for the installation of new energy efficient equipment. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center officials received a special plaque during a ceremony, held at the hospital’s Hartford campus, celebrating completion of the energy-saving upgrades.
The Association of Zoos & Aquariums has announced that Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. Fewer than 10 percent of the approximately 2,800 animal exhibitors licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture are AZA-accredited. Currently, there are only 223 AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums.
Federal trustees who will assess General Electric’s liability for harm done to the Hudson River’s natural resources accused the company Monday of being misleading in a report that found no need to voluntarily expand dredging.
A New Hampshire biomass plant owned by a Northeast Utilities subsidiary won a 10-year, multimillion contract designed to lower the cost of renewable energy in Connecticut.
The Aquarion Water Company is again seeking adults, students, small and large businesses, and non-profits whose volunteer efforts have protected or improved Connecticut’s natural resources – its air, water, soils or plant and wildlife communities.
Chris Stapleton recently opened a storefront in Trumbull Center for his 5-year-old business, catchinraysusa.com. His company deals with the entire process, from sales to installation to maintenance.
A court has ordered three New Haven companies and their operator to pay nearly $750,000 in penalties for violations of the state’s hazardous waste and air pollution control laws.
Covanta and Turning Earth have entered into a partnership to provide organics recycling to Connecticut municipalities and businesses. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from American Recycler News Inc.
A 37.5 MW biomass plant bought out of foreclosure by a Virginia-based financier has been brought back on line and is feeding power into the electricity grid of Connecticut, US.
The installation consists of five fuel cell power plants and an organic rankine cycle turbine for added output and further efficiency gains, with the power output adequate to power approximately 15,000 average size U.S. homes.
A company called Allco Finance Limited has filed a lawsuit against the DEEP and its Commissioner Daniel C. Esty alleging the contracts for renewable power it signed with a 250 megawatt wind project in Maine and a 20 megawatt solar project in Connecticut violated the Federal Power Act and the U.S. Constitution. The CT News Junkie reports. …
Danbury-based FuelCell Energy has announced a significant operating milestone with the generation of two billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of ultra-clean and renewable electricity produced by Direct FuelCell power plants since the first commercial installation in 2003.
PSI Awarded $180,000 to Help Reduce Environmental and Financial Impacts of Consumer Products in ConnecticutDec 10th, 2013 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
Connecticut residents will likely have more options in the future for safely and responsibly disposing of certain consumer products, thanks to a series of efforts led by the Product Stewardship Institute through a contract awarded by the CT DEEP.
Town Will Receive $1 Million For Fishway And Other Projects from Unilever — (update with Fasano statement)Dec 7th, 2013 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
The charges stem from Unilever’s December 2008 illegal discharge of industrial wastewater at a manufacturing site in Clinton and the company’s failure to report the discharge in a timely manner.
This fuel will primarily be blended into the region’s heating oil supply enabling consumers to heat their homes and businesses with a renewable and American-made product that has been shown to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 88%.
A technology developed by a UConn professor is being installed at the Torrington water pollution control facility to turn fats, oils and greases into biodiesel. The professor and two colleagues founded RPM Sustainable Technologies to market the process that might be replicated elsewhere.
Clairvest Group has announced that it has made a US$28.5 million investment in Winters Bros. Waste Systems of Danbury, CT.