On July 17th all seven states were present for the Northeast Committee on Environment (NECOE) quarterly meeting held at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection headquarters in Hartford. Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine […]
Progress in Regional Collaboration
CONEG encourages intergovernmental cooperation on issues affecting the economic, social and environmental well-being of the Northeast.
Regional Clean Energy Initiatives
In yet another display of bipartisanship, Governor Lamont, Governor Baker and Governor Raimondo met on July 16, 2019, at Eastern Connecticut State University to discuss issues of regional importance to the Northeast, including energy, transportation, infrastructure […]
In the Northeast states, most fiscal years ended on June 30 with the exception of New York, which ended on March 31. Three of the CONEG states operate with a biennial budget – Connecticut, Maine, and New Hampshire. Those three state legislatures all passed their budgets, but only Governor Mills and Governor Lamont have signed their […]
- The Northeast Gas Association (NGA) and GTI are releasing a report called: “Interconnect Guide for Renewable Natural Gas in New York State.” (Northeast Gas Association)
- Senate eyes EV fees to pay for highway bill (E&E News)
- CONEG signs onto an AASHTO coalition letter to make sure $7.6 billion FAST Act rescission of highway contract authority is fully repealed as part of any potential CR
- EIA expects U.S. CO2 emissions in 2019 to decline because the forecast share of electricity generated from natural gas and renewables is increasing while the forecast share generated from coal, which is a more carbon-intensive energy source, is decreasing.
- Northeast Governors sign onto letter urging President Trump to work with Congress to pass sensible gun legislation
- New England aims to ensure electric vehicle rebates aren’t just for wealthy (Energy News Network)
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2017 US/Canada Trade
GDP (2019 Q1) in the Northeast