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
SEARSPORT — A group of concerned environmental activists took a tour Tuesday afternoon through a piece of Maine’s industrial past — the Penobscot Bay shoreline near a factory that has been producing chemicals for almost 100 years.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The federal government will for the first time sell competitive leases for wind energy on the outer continental shelf as it holds an auction for leases for wind farms off the coast of Rhode Island and Massachusetts
For nearly 70 years, the suburbs were as American as apple pie. As the middle class ballooned and single-family homes and cars became more affordable, we flocked to pre-fabricated communities in the suburbs, a place where open air and solitude offered a retreat from our dense, polluted cities. Before long, success became synonymous with a private home in a bedroom community complete with a yard, a two-car garage and a commute to the office, and subdivisions quickly blanketed our landscape. But in recent years things have started to change. (a Fortune Magazine excerpt of Leigh Gallagher's book, scheduled for an August 1, 2013 release)
Preston -- A task force that is exploring the creation of a clean energy campus on the former Norwich Hospital site is broadening its scope to place the campus within a corridor that would include University of Connecticut branches in Storrs and Groton.
After being accused by environmental groups, legislative leaders and two potential gubernatorial candidates of not being transparent about a rule change that critics claim could weaken air-quality regulations, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection says it will hold a public hearing on the proposal this fall.