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CTNJ: Last veto of the 2017 session goes to Bridgeport

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy handed Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim his last veto of the 2017 legislative session when he declined to sign legislation for a thermal heating and fuel cell project.

The project would have created a thermal heating loop in the downtown district with flexible pipe buried in shallow trenches through the downtown and South End of Bridgeport to provide heat to homes and businesses in the area.

In his veto message Malloy said the project, started by Ganim’s predecessor Bill Finch, would be “fully subsidized by all ratepayers of the local utility without proper consumer protections or appropriate regulatory oversight.”

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