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Monthly Archive for June, 2010

: June, 2010

Floating Wind Turbines Are A Good Idea

Wind turbines may be one of the best renewable energy solutions, but as turbines get larger they also get noisier, become more of an eyesore, and require increasingly larger expanses of land. One

Comments of Steven Schrag, ConnectiCOSH, before the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

Good evening my name is Steve Schrag and I am a co-chair of the Connecticut Council on Occupational Safety and Health (ConnectiCOSH). We want the families and friends of those who were killed at the

Laws targeting domestic violence take effect this week

Initiatives will keep domestic violence shelters open around the clock, establish electronic monitoring program for offenders and require prevention training for educators New state laws approved by

Ned Lamont Offers Strategies to Relieve Congestion, Improve Transit, and Create Jobs

Lamont Releases Plan to Get Connecticut Moving Again As Connecticut families prepare to grapple with holiday travel this weekend, Democratic candidate for governor Ned Lamont unveiled his plan to ease

Federal and State Regulations on Indoor Tanning Support Scientific Evidence That Indoor Tanning Is Not Safe

American Academy of Dermatology Association Urges States to Move Forward with Indoor Tanning Restrictions As the scientific evidence mounts, more federal agencies and state governments are taking

Thousands of Injuries with Sparklers, Firecrackers, and Aerials; CPSC Urges Consumers To Put Safety In Play During the Fourth of July

About 200 fireworks injuries a day during month surrounding the holiday The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants consumers to put safety in play if fireworks are part of your Fourth of

Reps. Courtney, DeLauro, Larson, Murphy, Himes Call for Investigation into Anthem’s Exorbitant Insurance Rate Hikes

Representatives Joe Courtney, Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Chris Murphy and Jim Himes sent a letter to Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Sullivan today calling on his office to investigate

Upon Further Review

One of the claims made by the Malloy campaign is simply untrue: In his time as CEO Ned laid off most of his workforce, while paying himself hundreds of thousands of dollars. It was completely debunked

What I Don’t Like – Democrats Attacking Each Other

It’s really getting ugly out there – and I wish it would stop – I’m especially upset that the Lamont-Glassman campaign is now attacking Malloy-Wyman – I really had respected their restraint up until

Latest Health Research

This is a very brief survey of the latest research. Click on links for more information on the research cited here. My Health Research Report blog also includes additional items, including a recent