June 13, 2024

Ned Lamont

Eversource Announces $500M Cut in Connecticut Investments
Eversource announced plans to reduce its investments in Connecticut by about $500 million over the next five years because of the “negative regulatory environment” at the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.
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Lamont Withdraws Connecticut’s 2035 EV Mandate
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont withdrew regulations that would have required all new vehicles sold in the state to be non-emitting by 2035.
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Incumbents Successful in Most Contested Governors’ Races
Democrats backing aggressive climate policies won or were leading in eight of 12 of the most contested gubernatorial races after voting Tuesday.
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Conn. Climate Council Gears Up for New Work Session
The Connecticut Governor’s Council on Climate Change will convene working group meetings to discuss progress on mitigation and adaptation and resilience.
Thomas Built Buses
Conn. Governor Set to Sign Expansive Clean Transportation Bill
The Connecticut legislature passed three bills related to clean transportation, zero-carbon electricity and solar generation caps.
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Conn. Environmental Advocates Urge Continued Commitment to TCI-P
Connecticut Environmental advocates vow to maintain pressure on lawmakers to pass enabling legislation for the Transportation and Climate Initiative Program.
Lamont’s TCI-P Reversal Surprises Environmental Advocates, Lawmakers
Gov. Ned Lamont said he would not pursue the TCI-P next year, arguing that rising gas prices make the enabling legislation “a pretty tough rock to push."

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