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Three WestCOG Towns Receive TOD Grants

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that twenty projects in towns and cities across Connecticut will receive nearly $11 million in funding under a competitive grant program that will support transit-oriented development (TOD) and responsible growth, targeted at boosting economic activity and creating jobs.

Three of the twenty communities are members of WestCOG, Danbury, New Canaan, and Westport. Their grant awards total over $800,000.

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WestCOG Partners with the Governor’s Council on Climate Change

WestCOG is pleased to partner with the Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3) in coordinating a series of stakeholder engagement events this year.  This first stakeholder meeting provides the opportunity to learn about and offer feedback on the technologies and measures that will be modeled in the Long range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP). This widely-used software tool for energy policy analysis and climate change mitigation assessment will help us understand the GHG reduction potential of various measures and technologies (and combinations thereof).
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