Environment

A Solar Apology In Fair Haven

by Allan Appel | Jan 14, 2019 12:35 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo“I’m here to apologize” are not the customary first words to emerge from the mouth of an applicant before a New Haven city commission.

Those very words were heard — and appreciated — as the installer of solar panels on a rooftop in historic Fair Haven said he was sorry for not seeking the Historic District Commission’s (HDC) approval before proceeding with the installation.

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Protesters To City: Declare Climate Emergency

by Thomas Breen | Dec 14, 2018 7:38 am | Comments (19)

Thomas Breen photoThe planet is facing a man-made climate emergency, and the only proper response is to mobilize as if it were the next world war.

Nearly 20 local climate activists issued that call to arms on Thursday afternoon as they rallied around a new proposed resolution for the city to declare a climate emergency and to dedicate more time, money, and manpower towards immediate environmental change at the local level.

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