Conn. Enacts Legislation To Boost Gas, Hydropower Use

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy on Monday signed legislation that expands the state’s natural gas distribution system and revises its renewable energy policy to allow more use of Canadian-generated hydropower, steps he said will lower energy prices for consumers.

The legislation is a product of a comprehensive energy strategy, unveiled by Malloy in October, that aims to tackle the state's high power costs, as well as make its power sources greener and increase energy efficiency.

“For too long, the cost of energy has been a prohibitive factor...
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