Brayton Point is getting a new owner, but it still won’t be saved from the wrecking ball.? The massive coal-fired power plant on the South Coast will be acquired by Houston’s Dynegy Inc. in a $3.45 billion deal
Standing in a sunny gravel lot near the Burlington bike path, Mayor Miro Weinberger heralded the city's new project, called Waterfront Access North, as the most significant infrastructure development on the waterfront in about two decades
More than two dozen applications for the state's microgrid program moved to a final round for design and engineering, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Wednesday.??The 27 applicants chosen by DEEP proposed electricity systems that would establish some form of local power generation with the ability to operate independently from the region's power grid.
Darien, CT --Three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, 20 to 30 homes in the Noroton Bay neighborhood remain in dire straights, and residents are asking town officials to help them get back on their feet.
Greenwich, CT -- The results are in and, as hoped, the contaminated soil at Greenwich High School does not seem to pose an elevated risk to students or users of the fields. But what will happen next is still a matter up for discussion.
Westerly (RI) Sun -?It was good to hear that our two-state Congressional delegation is once again working to win approval of the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act, an effort that could lead to federal designations for the five rivers in the watershed as “wild and scenic” waterways.
Darien, CT -- It could cost Darien upwards of $25,000 to fix a sewage leak that sent possibly several thousand gallons of raw sewage trickling onto the beach at Cove Island Park in Stamford over the past two weeks.
Fairfield, CT -- It's been a half century since our planet's ecologic health became recognized not only as an area of scientific study but a matter of increasing concern. The early focus was on the status of our water, soil, and air -- major issues that now seem almost quaint as we confront the mother of all environmental ordeals: global warming.
Cape Wind is poised to take another step in securing the financial underpinnings for its proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm. The project, which is expected to cost $2.6 billion, will be financed through a combination of equity from investors and loans from banks and other institutions.