By the end of this summer New Haveners will be able to walk and bike along a short, refurbished trail that runs adjacent to the Mill River, and get a sense of what it may be like to travel from East Rock to Criscuolo Park without needing to get in a car or bus.
When Eric Desatnik founded the Environmental Film Festival at Yale (EFFY) ten years ago, environmental documentary filmmakers still had to lay the groundwork for why the general public should care about broad issues like climate change and food sustainability.
Even if Connecticut allowed for the storage or repurposing of natural gas waste within state boundaries — which it does not — New Haveners can rest assured that the city now stands in direct opposition to the introduction or use of “fracking” chemical byproducts anywhere in the Elm City.
Jose Jordan’s mother sought refuge from Hurricane Maria by fleeing to her son’s home in Westville — only to have an ash tree topple over power lines in Wednesday night’s storm and plunge the home into cold and darkness.
Crews worked Thursday afternoon to return power to the last 309 of over 3,000 city households that lost electricity — mostly in Wooster Square and Upper Westville — after Storm Elsa hurled “snowballs” on New Haven.
That was the latest update from a noon briefing at the New Haven Emergency Operations Center.