Tuesday, June 27, 2017
EPA program to assist Florida county with clean air, water efforts

Manatee County, Florida, is one of 25 U.S. communities that will receive technical assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency through the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program.
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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 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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Competitive Enterprise Institute criticizes proposed vehicle-to-vehicle communication rules

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) recently criticized the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for its proposed rule on vehicle-to-vehicle communications, which the nonprofit public interest group called unnecessary and trivial.
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Competitive Enterprise Institute suggests policy reforms for Trump administration

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) recently released its policy reform agenda for President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming term, with a focus on strengthening the economy by removing barriers to economic freedom.
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Massachusetts looks to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Massachusetts’ governor's office recently filed draft regulations with the secretary of state to establish an integrated plan to address climate change through efforts to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Duke Energy has concrete plans for North Carolina coal ash

The coal ash currently lying as waste in a dormant Goldsboro, North Carolina, power plant might soon serve a new purpose as an ingredient in concrete products.
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Duke Energy awards $778,000 in environmental, wildlife grants

A dozen nonprofit groups in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia recently learned they would share $778,000 in Duke Energy grants to support their environment and wildlife efforts.
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Duke Energy to fund installation of public electric vehicle charging stations in N.C.

Duke Energy recently announced that it will pay for the installation of a series of public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations throughout North Carolina.
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