Conn. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection http://wshu.org en Conn. & New York achieving nitrogen reductions in Long Island Sound http://wshu.org/post/conn-new-york-achieving-nitrogen-reductions-long-island-sound <p>A<a href="http://www.ctenvironment.org/clean-water/ny-sewage-treatment-plants.cfm"> report card released today</a> by an environmental group gives Connecticut and New York pretty good grades for their efforts to reduce the amount of nitrogen pumped into Long Island Sound. The states have been working for a decade to reduce emissions of nitrogen coming from wastewater. Environmentalists say there’s still more to do.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:54:28 +0000 Craig LeMoult 15697 at http://wshu.org Conn. & New York achieving nitrogen reductions in Long Island Sound Attack of the hybrid wolf-dogs? http://wshu.org/post/attack-hybrid-wolf-dogs <p><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The headline sounds a bit like a plot from a horror movie – hybrid wolf-dogs menacing a community in Southeastern Connecticut. But the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says these animals really exist, and they’re looking into the report of a Ledyard resident who claimed a pack of hybrid wolf-dogs running loose threatened him. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:57:19 +0000 Craig LeMoult 14765 at http://wshu.org Attack of the hybrid wolf-dogs? Environmental group seeks documents on New England states' energy plan http://wshu.org/post/environmental-group-seeks-documents-new-england-states-energy-plan <p>An environmental advocacy group is challenging how energy policy is coordinated by New England's six governors.&nbsp; The Conservation Law Foundation has submitted public records requests to the states.</p><p></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:10:56 +0000 Craig LeMoult 14496 at http://wshu.org Conn. officials propose replacing state-run waste to energy business http://wshu.org/post/conn-officials-propose-replacing-state-run-waste-energy-business <p>A proposal to replace a state-run waste to energy business in Connecticut with a new entity faced opposition at a meeting of the state General Assembly’s Environment Committee on Friday. Private waste haulers claim the proposal would put them out of business.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:38:01 +0000 Ebong Udoma 13800 at http://wshu.org Conn. energy & environment commissioner steps down http://wshu.org/post/conn-energy-environment-commissioner-steps-down <p>The head of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday that he’s stepping down.&nbsp; Daniel Esty says he’s returning to a teaching position at Yale University.</p><p></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:08:54 +0000 Craig LeMoult 11384 at http://wshu.org Conn. energy & environment commissioner steps down