Latest Connecticut Environment


State Fire Crews Due To Return From California

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A contingent of firefighters from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and local departments is due to arrive home later this week after a two week deployment. They’ve joined […]


Brown Trout (courtesy Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

Free Fishing In The State

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Anglers will have a second opportunity to fish for free in Connecticut waters. Saturday marks the second of two free-fishing license days across the state. Residents and non-residents will be able […]



No Swimming At 3 State Parks

(Hartford, Connecticut) – Three Connecticut swimming areas are off limits due to water quality issues. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says Burr Pond State Park in Watertown, Gardner Lake State Park in […]


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Study: Humans Causing Mass Extinction Of World’s Animals

Mass extinction of the world’s animals has rapidly increased in recent centuries as nearly 400 species have gone extinct in the past 100 years – and humans are to blame.



No Swimming At 4 State Beaches

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Beaches at four Connecticut state parks are closed to swimming because of high bacteria counts. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced that four beaches _ two along the shoreline […]