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Emissions from vehicle exhaust and building heating and cooling are actually increasing, according to the latest report from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
“The first and most important reason for expanding to Connecticut was DEEP (the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection) increasing the incentives for heat pump installations,” Michael Sachse, president of the New York company, said. “That really changed the economics for us, and we think for consumers in the state as well.”
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has asked Eversource to provide refunds to customers and hold off on rate increases and/or charges for restoring power; Eversource Chairman, President and CEO James J. Judge declined, the senator said.
Either potential casino patrons will not arrive due to safety fears, or they will show up and spread infections, the governor predicted. “It’s too early right now,” he said about the casinos' plan to reopen on June 1.
The report also warns of potential impact to marine animals in the turbine development areas.
The grants are part of a program that assists local governments and land trusts in purchasing open space to ensure that the property is protected for public use.
The initiative is intended to help Connecticut reach its goal to divert 60 percent of materials from disposal by 2024.
The microgrid is designed to provide continuous power to critical public facilities in the event of a major power failure.
Norwalk Community College takes part in a state effort to increase the amount of electric vehicles on the road.
A new report will be taken into account as Connecticut formulates the next steps in an initiative to transform its approach to remediating contaminated sites.
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