Nearly 100 conservationists, supporters and Connecticut residents packed the Common Council Chambers Thursday to pay tribute to longtime nature advocate (ed. and Environmental Headlines reader) Katchen Coley.
Of the 39 people who had a chance to speak during the two-hour, lone public hearing scheduled for LI, 35 voiced opposition—mostly on environmental and security grounds. The four who spoke in favor included two union leaders and two union members touting the project’s potential for creating jobs.
A training wall situated between the easternmost part of Silver Sands State Park and coastal homes on East Broadway is in need of a makeover. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from the Milford Patch.
Through more than $1 billion in investments and through large contracts for renewable power, Google has become the most significant player in the energy business outside of actual energy companies and financial institutions.
Sen. David Vitter (La.) said he had changed his position after “major progress” was made on five demands he and other committee Republicans made of the EPA.
The signature event in the capital city has been postponed because of a new report from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service on flooding.
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Global warming and cooling cycles over geological time scales are correlated with increasing and decreasing concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide, respectively. This post documents correlated changes occurring a) during the recent post-industrial period of global warming, b) over the last one thousand years, and c) over the past 800,000 years. Except for the industrial period,
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Seven organizations and individuals in Connecticut were honored today at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency. They were among 28 recipients across New England recognized for their significant contributions to environmental awareness and problem-solving. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story about award winners, many of whom are staunch Environmental Headlines readers and supporters. Join them today!
According to ENE, the environmental group that has been the chief watchdog of RGGI, since the program was first announced in 2005 emissions among member states have declined 44 percent -– though much of that is due to power plants switching from dirtier fuels to cheaper natural gas. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from The CT Mirror.
CT DEEP Commissioner Daniel C. Esty has issued the following statement concerning the U.S. Supreme Court granting a request from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review a lower court decision that invalidated a rule designed to regulate air pollution that crosses state lines. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this environmental news story.
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Troop 199 is proud to announce that six of its scouts were honored for achieving the Eagle Scout Award on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. The scouts honored were Ethan Freedman, Arjun Jain, Patrick McGuinness, Michael Silk, Sean Raftery and David Watkins. The ceremony took place at Roger Ludlowe Middle School Auditorium. The Honorable Daniel Caruso
ATVs could soon be legal to ride on some state-owned property; however, environmental activists are urging Gov. Dannel Malloy to veto the legislation. Click for more on this story.
“CCE is impressed to see legislators from both sides of the aisle working together on pressing issues such as storm preparedness and shoreline preservation,” said Lou Burch, Program Coordinator for CCE. “For the first time ever, state and local governments will recognize climate change and sea level rise as a critical factor when planning for development in CT’s shoreline communities.”
Hartford Business Journal’s newest publication focuses on the business-to-business sustainable community, helping Connecticut companies reduce expenses, add revenues, and increase environmental responsibility. Click on this Environmental Headline to view the Summer 2013 digital edition.
The team at this award-winning community access station did a great job educating the public about clean energy, energy efficiency, conservation and the dangers of nuclear power.
Environmental activists are going door-to-door in Darien this week with a petition calling for the closure of the coal-burning power plant in Bridgeport. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from the Darien Patch.
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