snow removal http://wshu.org en FEMA denies Conn. request for a snow emergency declaration http://wshu.org/post/fema-denies-conn-request-snow-emergency-declaration <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The federal government has turned down a request to help Connecticut cities and towns replenish their snow removal budgets. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro announced this to mayors and first selectmen in her Congressional district on Tuesday.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:49:13 +0000 Ebong Udoma 13020 at http://wshu.org FEMA denies Conn. request for a snow emergency declaration Conn. municipalities running out of road salt get state help http://wshu.org/post/conn-municipalities-running-out-road-salt-get-state-help <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">Connecticut cities and towns running out of road salt are&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">getting help from the state. Governor </span>Dannel<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;"> Malloy said the state began providing salt to needy municipalities at noon on Friday.</span></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:41:58 +0000 Ebong Udoma 12827 at http://wshu.org Conn. municipalities running out of road salt get state help Emergency declarations in Conn. may help pay for storm cleanup in New Haven http://wshu.org/post/emergency-declarations-conn-may-help-pay-storm-cleanup-new-haven-1 <p> Thursday’s storm put a strain on travel, commerce, and the ability of cities and towns to clean up after it. Snow emergency declarations in Connecticut’s second biggest city and by the state may help with the financial strain of the storm.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:51:26 +0000 Mark Herz 12826 at http://wshu.org Emergency declarations in Conn. may help pay for storm cleanup in New Haven Winter storm prompts state of emergencies in Conn., NY http://wshu.org/post/winter-storm-prompts-state-emergencies-conn-ny <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is requesting help from the White House and FEMA in an effort to&nbsp;&nbsp;obtain &nbsp;road salt to treat the state’s highways.&nbsp; The governor said on Thursday that the state is running out of salt used in snow removal.</p><p>The winter storm also prompted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency earlier in the day Thursday. &nbsp;</p><p>Director<strong> </strong>of State Operations Howard Glaser says the emergency declaration is necessary for the state to help out local communities in these situations.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:54:13 +0000 Ebong Udoma & Charles Lane 12798 at http://wshu.org Winter storm prompts state of emergencies in Conn., NY Malloy: State has enough salt to treat roads, some municipalities 'having difficulty' http://wshu.org/post/malloy-state-has-enough-salt-treat-roads-some-municipalities-having-difficulty <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the state has not had an issue keeping up with the amount of salt it needs to treat the roads after several snowstorms and another expected this weekend.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities says most cities and towns in the state have used more than half of their snow removal budgets, while others have already used their entire budget for snow removal.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:41:44 +0000 Dan Katz 12399 at http://wshu.org Malloy: State has enough salt to treat roads, some municipalities 'having difficulty'