Connecticut could vastly expand the amount of food waste that it recycles into energy and fertilizer, the owners of Southington-based Quantum Biopower said Monday. With the right tax incentives, the food-waste-to-energy industry could thrive in the state, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said after touring the plant Monday. “We have tax credits for other clean energy operations, and we’ve added some like solar and wind, sometimes one by one,” Blumenthal said. “Most Americans – and most senators – have never seen a plant like this.” More>>