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Population for Connecticut: 3,572,213

Total Males: 1,739,522
Total Females: 1,832,691
Median Household Income: $69,519
Total Households: 1,360,184

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Number of Firms, Establishments, Employment, and Payroll by Employee Size for Connecticut (2015)

STATE EMPLOYMENT SIZE FIRMS ESTABLISHMENTS EMPLOYMENT ANNUAL PAYROLL (1,000)
Connecticut 01: Total 71,835 89,232 1,503,102 $92,555,072
Connecticut 02: 0-4 40,481 40,540 68,006 $3,407,131
Connecticut 03: 5-9 12,515 12,637 82,063 $3,569,320
Connecticut 04: 10-19 7,780 8,077 103,532 $4,924,332
Connecticut 05: <20 60,776 61,254 253,601 $11,900,783
Connecticut 06: 20-99 6,997 8,356 255,092 $13,308,945
Connecticut 07: 100-499 1,861 4,621 227,095 $12,600,548
Connecticut 08: <500 69,634 74,231 735,788 $37,810,276
Connecticut 09: 500+ 2,201 15,001 767,314 $54,744,796

Green Initiatives & Environmental History for: Connecticut





Basic History

In 1614, Dutch explorers explored the Connecticut River. They built a small fort which they soon abandoned as English settlers moved into the area in increasing numbers in 1633. These settlers had been attracted to the area by the excellent reports they got from some of their members. In 1638-39, representatives of the three Connecticut River towns- Hartford, Windsor, and Wethersfield- met at Hartford and formed the colony of Connecticut. They also adopted the fundamental orders, which established a government for the colony. Connecticut’s population expanded gradually. Connecticut played a prominent role in the Revolutionary War, serving as the Continental Army’s major supplier. Sometimes called the ‘Arsenal of the Nation’, the state became one of the most industrialized in the nation.

Environmental History

Connecticut has an impressive diversity of vegetation zones. The state’s hillsides and uplands support a variety of flowers and plants, like the mountain laurel, pink azalea, trailing arbutus, Solomon’s seal, along with ferns, cattails, cranberry, sweet pepperbush and spicebush. The land is also teeming with wildlife. Roaming the forests and meadows were black bear, white-tailed deer, red and gray foxes, timber wolf, cougar, panther, raccoon, and enough rattlesnakes to pose a serious danger. Fresh water fish are abundant, and common birds include the robin, song sparrow, wood thrush, snowy owl and winter wren. Seventeen animal species were listed as threatened or endangered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and among these were 5 kinds of sea turtles, the bald eagle, two species of whale, and the gray wolf.

Green Initiatives

The state has made a strong commitment to environmental protection and conservation through innovative initiatives and individual effort in terms of statewide plans and contracts to manage debris; reducing toxicity of packaging that enters the solid waste stream, and ultimately the environment; developing ‘green’ real estate nationwide with green and affordable apartment buildings; development and successful implementation of major water quality programs. Connecticut Disaster Debris Plan Team, Connecticut Section of American Water Works Association, Connecticut Department of Public Health, The Clearinghouse, Jonathan Rose Companies, and other such government and private bodies are taking prompt actions while maintaining important environmental standards that have served the state well. The state is creating green investment opportunities in the areas of energy efficiency, clean energy, transportation, agriculture, historic preservation, and natural resource protection.

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EPA’s SmartWay Honors Freight Carriers for Exceptional Supply Chain Efficiency
Lee Ann Rush   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring 40 truck carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards at the 2018 American Trucking Associations Annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas. Awardees represent the top performing, environmentally-responsible SmartWay carriers that move more goods more miles with lower emissions and less energy. Today’s awardees demonstrate ...

EPA Announces Resources and Tools for Healthy School Environments
Lee Ann Rush   DENVER – In honor of Children’s Health Month, yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of nearly $30 million to support safe drinking water and cleaner air. EPA is making $20 million available for states and tribes to test for lead in drinking water at schools and childcare facilities. At the same time, EPA is announcing approximately $9 million in rebates to public school bus fleet owners to help them replace older school buses with cleaner, more ...

New England’s Warm Summer Leads to Slight Increase in Air Quality Alert Days
Lee Ann Rush   BOSTON – The EPA has confirmed that New Englanders experienced a slight increase in the number of unhealthy air quality days this year, compared to 2017. Based on preliminary data collected between March and September 2018, there were 28 days when ozone monitors in New England recorded ozone concentrations above levels considered healthy. By contrast, in 2017 there were 25 unhealthy ozone days in New England.   Hot, sunny, summery weather is conducive to ozone formation, and is variable fro...

New Report Identifies 30 Solutions for Reducing Greenhouse Gasses Through Beh...
Lee Ann Rush   ARLINGTON, VA. – A new report from Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment quantifies the contribution individual behavior change can make toward curbing greenhouse gas emissions. The Center’s analysis of 80 climate solutions outlined in Project Drawdown, a comprehensive plan to mitigate global warming, found that individual behavior plays a significant role in 30 of them. Further analysis of those 30 solutions, based on the emissions reduction potential estimates in Drawdown, found th...