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“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

Wildfires file photo (FREDRIK SANDBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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Firms Review State Energy, Environmental Policy

Connecticut businesses and state officials are gathering to review energy and environmental issues that have an impact on industry, jobs and the bottom line.

06/06/2014

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Report Due on Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report outlining Connecticut’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions is being released.

06/06/2014