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  • Neil Young Records "Who's Gonna Stand Up?" With A 92-Piece Orchestra and Choir

    Neil Young Records "Who's Gonna Stand Up?" With A 92-Piece Orchestra and Choir
    Neil Young can perform alone, backing himself only with an acoustic guitar, piano or organ. Or he can do the Crazy Horse rock-band thing. Our ears are pretty used to hearing both formats. It's a little jarring, then, to hear Young backed by a...
  • Green Wheels: Steady Habits

    Green Wheels: Steady Habits
    FAIRFIELD — Last week, I attended the opening of the Fairfield University Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise (FAME). It's a fancy name for a 1,300-square-foot space above Fairfield University's downtown bookstore that will become a shared office...
  • Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use

    Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use
    Sitting in dusty file cabinets at Connecticut's environmental agency are tens of thousands of reports by licensed landscapers, lawn-care professionals and farmers about how much pesticide they are putting down each year. No one is reading them. No one...
  • Gas Busters

    There's a secret weapon to fight the rising cost of gas. Look in the mirror. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features No matter what kind of vehicle you own, the best way to minimize pain at the pump is to maximize your car's fuel efficiency. You can do this...
  • FPL gets OK to drill for gas

    FPL gets OK to drill for gas
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers' money. But it won't be able to use money from those same ratepayers to advocate against new federal clean-water rules. Juno...
  • EPA rules on coal ash may disappoint environmentalists, buoy industry

    WASHINGTON The federal government is about to announce its first rules for the handling and storage of potentially toxic coal ash, months after tons of the waste spilled into a major river in North Carolina. Environmental groups, though, are preparing...
  • Local Leaders Vent Over Costly State Anti-Pollution Proposals

    Local Leaders Vent Over Costly State Anti-Pollution Proposals
    CROMWELL — New antipollution regulations being proposed by the state to control runoff from streets and lawns could cost cities and towns $100 million, local officials from across Connecticut warned Tuesday. Members of the Connecticut Conference...
  • FedEx considers new location at Sparrows Point

    FedEx considers new location at Sparrows Point
    FedEx is eyeing the former Sparrows Point steel mill in southeastern Baltimore County for a new distribution hub. The package delivery company could become the first new tenant on the large property since the steel mill closed in 2012, if it can reach a...
  • DEEP Gives Water Diversion Plan Early Approval

    DEEP Gives Water Diversion Plan Early Approval
    MANSFIELD — A plan to bring up to 1.2 million gallons of water a day into Mansfield and the University of Connecticut received tentative approval from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Tuesday. The "Notice of Tentative...
  • State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans

    State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans
    WATERFORD — Barry Gorfain, an avid kayaker and hiker, has a vision for Seaside State Park. The Niantic resident would like to see a launching area allowing direct access to Long Island Sound for kayakers and canoeists — a rarity in the state....
  • Klee Re-appointed As Malloy's Head of Energy and Environment Agency

    Klee Re-appointed As Malloy's Head of Energy and Environment Agency
    Robert Klee will be re-appointed as commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Monday. Klee, 40, has been serving as DEEP commissioner since January 2014 after working as the agency’s...