Another State Agency Says Candlewood Solar Should Be Stopped

An independent state environmental watchdog agency is urging the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) not to waver in finding the controversial Candlewood Solar plans unsuitable because there’s no possibility of mitigating the project’s grave impact on the threatened northern slimy salamander. The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), whose role includes reviewing Environmental […]


State: Candlewood Solar Project in New Milford Shouldn’t Proceed

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEEP) issued a determination Oct. 20 that represents another critical setback for a controversial 18 MW solar photovoltaic facility planned for Candlewood Mountain. The project has been deemed a threat that could lead to the “extirpation” of a species on Connecticut’s endangered, threatened, and special concern species list. That

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