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Winter Energy Prices Projected To Be Lower

Milder temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect a return of the deep freeze that chilled much of the nation last year.

10/07/2014

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Coast Guard To Clean Up New Haven Oil Spill

The Coast Guard is preparing for an environmental cleanup at a former power plant in New Haven following an oil spill

10/02/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

“Thermal Plume” Of Millstone Water Being Investigated

State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of water discharged into Long Island Sound from Connecticut’s nuclear plant.

09/29/2014

The shore of Long Island Sound at New Haven Harbor.  (Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer)

State Probing Millstone Water Dumped Into LI Sound

State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of water discharged into Long Island from Connecticut’s nuclear plant.

09/29/2014

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State Marks Milestone In Farmland Preservation

Connecticut agriculture officials are marking a milestone in farmland preservation.

09/20/2014

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State Fire Crews To California

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) says that a 20-person fire crew will be heading to California early Tuesday to assist in fighting wild fires in the northern part of that state.

08/05/2014

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Moose Killed On Highway

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reports that a small female moose was struck and killed at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning on I-84 Eastbound between exits 31 in Bristol and 32 in Southington.

07/21/2014

Sewage Treatment  (Miguel Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: State Meeting Nitrogen Discharge Goals

A state report shows Connecticut’s sewage treatment plants are meeting their goals for reducing the levels of nitrogen discharged into Long Island Sound.

07/17/2014

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US Environmental Official Talks Up Clean Air Rules

A federal environmental official will meet with environmentalists, state officials and others in Hartford to discuss the Obama administration’s clean air initiatives.

07/10/2014