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  • 30-foot pile of ground-up asphalt an eyesore, Lake Balboa residents say

    30-foot pile of ground-up asphalt an eyesore, Lake Balboa residents say
    Joan Kelley always loved her view of the San Gabriel Mountains in the winter. From the Lake Balboa house where she's lived for five decades, she would often step outside just to see the peaks in the distance, sometimes dusted with snow. But for the...
  • Report: Constraints In Power System Promise Even Higher Costs

    Energy officials in Connecticut released on Thursday a long-delayed draft report outlining the challenges they expect the state and the region to need to overcome in order to deliver reliable and lower-cost electricity. The picture drawn by the...
  • Tetra Tech to zero in on its engineering and consulting services

    Tetra Tech Inc., a consulting and engineering services firm, has landed contracts in Afghanistan, developing countries around the world and southern U.S. states. And that was just in the last two months. The Pasadena company's employees have designed...
  • In Navajo country, coal gives life — and takes it, some say

    In Navajo country, coal gives life — and takes it, some say
    From her bedroom window, Cynthia Dixon watches the cloud of soot rise from the coal mine near her sheep spread. Down the road, a hulking coal-fired electrical plant spews a yellow plume that stains the horizon. Many days, she finds a layer of black dust...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Malloy's Billion-Dollar Clean Energy Push Weathers Federal Court Challenge

    Malloy's Billion-Dollar Clean Energy Push Weathers Federal Court Challenge
    The Malloy administration's high-profile plan to buy clean energy from a wind farm in northern Maine has survived a legal challenge that argued that the nearly $1 billion contract violated federal energy laws. In September 2013, the state Department...
  • Manchester Launches Textile Recycling Effort

    Manchester Launches Textile Recycling Effort
    MANCHESTER — Even with all the collection boxes, in town and elsewhere, most used clothing ends up in landfills and incinerators. Nationwide, of the 14.33 million tons of clothing, towels and other household textiles that people toss each year,...