Candlewood DEEP

February 28, 2017

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is holding a public meeting this week on a proposal to use pesticides in Candlewood Lake.

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Testimony on Environment Committee Bill

February 24, 2017

Today I testified in favor of HB 6313, which would establish a tax for single-use carry out plastic and paper bags. The funds from such tax would be used for environmental purposes and encourage consumers to use reusable bags.

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$200,000 Grant For Middletown Brownfields

February 14, 2017

Rep. Matthew Lesser applauds an announcement that a $200,000 grant is being awarded for investigating for purposes of remediation 26.4 acres of brownfields across multiple parcels on Newfield Street and Mile Lane in Middletown.

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State Rep. Mike D'Agostino Testifies on Tree Removal Bill

February 10, 2017

I just testified at the Environment Committee's public hearing on a bill (HB 6123) that I co-introduced to help control the tree removal work that the state Department of Transportation (DOT) has been doing on our state highways.

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