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In the Works – December 2016

  • January 19, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving swiftly to propose how it will prioritize and evaluate chemicals, given that the final processes must be in place within the first year of the new law’s enactment, or before June 22, 2017.

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In the Works – November 2016

  • December 15, 2016

In early December, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized four facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award for the superior performance of their CHP systems.

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In the Works – October 2016

  • November 18, 2016

Passenger vehicles in the United States achieved record high fuel economy while outperforming greenhouse gas emission standards in model year 2015, according to two new reports released by EPA. The GHG Manufacturer Performance Report for 2015 Model Year finds automakers went beyond the model year (MY) 2015 standards by an average 7 grams of CO2 per mile, equivalent to 0.9 miles per gallon (mpg), even as the fleet-wide standard became more stringent by 13 grams of CO2 per mile. All large manufacturers have met the standards through MY 2015.

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In the Works – August 2016

  • September 13, 2016

Officers from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) police are being trained to administer Naloxone Hydrochloride, commonly known as Narcan, to join the state’s effort to combat the tragedy of people losing their lives from overdosing on opioids, including street drugs such as heroin or prescription painkillers such as OxyContin.

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In the Works – July 2016

  • August 17, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a report that shows compelling and clear evidence of long-term changes to our climate, and highlights impacts on human health and the environment in the United States and around the world.

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In the Works – June 2016

  • July 21, 2016

The grants come under the state’s Responsible Growth and Transit-Oriented Development Grant Program, which is administered by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and relies on a combination of funding from the Responsible Growth Incentive Fund and the Transit-Oriented Development and Pre-development Fund.

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In the Works – May 2016

  • July 18, 2016

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) continues to make progress on a series of historic Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to secure, new cost-effective clean energy resources that will help to ensure affordable and reliable electricity for Connecticut families and businesses – especially during winter months when demand for electricity is high.

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In the Works – April 2016

  • June 17, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced $8.5 million in research funding to 12 universities to protect air quality from the current and future challenges associated with the impacts of climate change.

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In the Works – March 2016

  • May 16, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), and NIH’s National Toxicology Program (NTP) within the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) have announced a new challenge that will award up to $1 million to improve the relevance and predictivity of data generated from automated chemical screening technology used for toxicity testing.

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