Monday, May 29, 2017
Connecticut hikers hit the trails to ring in new year

Connecticut didn't want to drop the ball on New Year's Day celebrations, so it organized "First Day Hikes" through five of its parks to welcome 2017 in a more active, natural way.
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Connecticut regulators cap United Illuminating rate request

Connecticut's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) recently approved a revenue increase of approximately $59 million for United Illuminating Co. (UI), a $39 million reduction from the company's original request filed in July 2016.
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Connecticut considering revisions to water withdrawal rules

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it is considering revising regulations governing large withdrawals of groundwater and water from the state's waterways.
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Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection picks 25 projects for small-scale energy program

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently selected 25 projects to move forward with in its small-scale energy projects program, for which it had issued a request for proposals (RFP) earlier this year.
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Murphy applauds Obama’s inclusion of Land and Water Conservation Fund in budget request

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) recently applauded President Barack Obama for his 2017 budget request, especially his funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, an important resource for protecting public lands and waterways.
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Murphy and Courtney celebrate land conservation wins for Connecticut

Connecticut lawmakers U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) recently celebrated several end-of-year wins for federal aid toward land conservation in their home state.
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Final IRP report examines availability and price of power

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) released its final 2014 Integrated Resource Plan Tuesday, reinforcing energy initiatives to reduce the demand for electricity and encourage the deployment of cleaner energy sources.
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