Energy policies in Connecticut that are designed to promote multiple, competing sources of energy in a bid to drive down energy costs have set the Democratic administration and environmentalists – a traditionally Democratic support bloc – at loggerheads, reports the Associated Press.
Gov. Dannel Malloy selected former Yale professor of environmental law Daniel Esty as The Constitution State’s first commissioner of a merged energy and environment agency two years ago. The move was seen by green groups as a potential catalyst for high-profile renewable energy policies across the state, the AP reports.
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