Home Tags Environment

Tag: Environment

Hudson River named nation’s second-most endangered river

American Rivers' Eileen Shader warned that climate change-induced challenges are "only going to get worse."

Big Y to end single-use plastic bags by 2020

The retailer will offer special discounted pricing and promotions on its reusable bags during this year.

Suite Talk: Amanda Branson, executive director of Naromi Land Trust

Since its creation, Naromi Land Trust has protected 64 different parcels totaling about 1,500 acres, or 12 percent of Sherman’s total land mass; seven of the preserves have a total of 15 miles of hiking trails that are open to the public.

New platform Sustainne takes a holistic approach to business sustainability

“Sustainability is really about engaging all of the stakeholders involved in the community,” said co-founder Amy Kalafa.

Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy seek ban on New England offshore drilling

"New England depends on healthy, protected shorelines and the Trump Administration just put it all at risk," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said.

Federal agency re-examines Tappan Zee Bridge construction threat to sturgeon

After receiving numerous reports about a sharp mortality increase in two different endangered species of sturgeon in the Hudson River, the National Marine Fisheries Service is taking another look at possible dangers posed to the fish by the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

Audubon Greenwich to host sustainability expo

Spring event to include honey tastings and cheese making.

Larchmont enacts plastic bag ban

Another Sound village works to stop a plague of plastic on land and water.

Local activists champion push to end fracking

Activists in Greenburgh are asking citizens to call lawmakers and the governor to end the process of fracking which they deem to be hazardous to the environment.

EPA starts Swamp Road cleanup

EPA began work to remove contaminated materials from the Batchelder site on Swamp Road in Newtown.

Feds can speed permitting, planners say

The Regional Plan Association says the expedited environmental review process proposed for New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement should become the standard throughout the region and nationally.

CBIA set for energy conference

CBIA scheduled its annual energy and environment conference for June 6 in Waterbury.

In the field

Connecticut extracted merger concessions from Northeast Utilities, and other news affecting Fairfield County businesses.

State Business Council seeks job growth, tax reform

Group’s new leader to press for job growth, revamped tax code

In the field

The SEC is stepping up scrutiny of private equity firms, and other news impacting Fairfield County businesses.