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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

(Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Wins NRC Approval For Warmer Water At Second Unit

Connecticut’s nuclear power plant has won permission to use warmer water from Long Island Sound for cooling at the second of its two units.

07/14/2014

(Photo credit: PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/GettyImages)

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

Connecticut Woman Runs Into Snake Problem With Cat Shelter Plan

A Connecticut retiree’s plans to open an animal sanctuary in upstate New York have been put on hold because of some slithery neighbors.

06/27/2014

Beluga whale (Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images)

Beluga Whale Confirmed In Massachusetts River

The creature spotted swimming in the Taunton River this month has been confirmed as a beluga whale.

06/26/2014