DEEP http://wshu.org en 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 Despite storms, few coastal homeowners are open to buyouts http://wshu.org/post/despite-storms-few-coastal-homeowners-are-open-buyouts <p>As Connecticut continues to rebuild its shoreline after two years of tropical-style storms, the idea that some parts of the coast should not have homes on them is gaining more and more traction with federal and state officials. But local officials and homeowners – not so much. &nbsp;&nbsp;As the <a href="http://www.ctmirror.org/story/2013/09/10/despite-storms-few-coastal-homeowners-are-open-buyouts">CT Mirror’s </a>Jan Ellen Spiegel reports, two home buyout programs have had few takers.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:07:06 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 5343 at http://wshu.org Despite storms, few coastal homeowners are open to buyouts Conn. looking to quell anxiety about electric cars with more charging stations http://wshu.org/post/conn-looking-quell-anxiety-about-electric-cars-more-charging-stations <p></p><p></p><p>You don’t see a lot of electric cars on the roads of Connecticut, and one reason for that is people don’t want to drive a car if they think it may run out of juice along the way. The state is looking to reduce anxiety about electric cars by creating more charging stations.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:51:00 +0000 Byron Kittle 4597 at http://wshu.org Conn. looking to quell anxiety about electric cars with more charging stations