DEEP: Kettletown State Park Among 3 Parks Closed For SwimmingThe swimming area at Kettletown State Park in Southbury remains closed today because of blue green algae blooms. There are warnings for the toxic blooms at Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, as well, but swimming is still allowed there.
New Watchdog Hired To Monitor Long Island SoundLong Island Sound has a new watchdog who will be battling pollution and advocating before federal and local governments.
Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile VirusThere have been more signs of West Nile Virus activity reported in Connecticut.
Police: Boat May Have Hit KayakerState environmental authorities are searching for a boat they say may have struck a kayaker on the Housatonic River last week.
Firefighters Deal With Poisonous RattlesnakesFirefighters battling a brush fire near the Appalachian Trail in western Connecticut have been dealing with another threat this week _ rattlesnakes.
Coyote Attacks Dog In HarwintonThe Harwinton animal control officer is advising residents to keep an eye on pets that are outdoors.
New Rules Coming On LobsteringNew restrictions are coming to southern New England's lobster fishery to try to save the area's population of the crustaceans.
Department of Health Releases New Guide To Safe Eating of Connecticut FishThe state Department of Health has released its 2017 guide on the safe eating of fish caught in Connecticut waterways.
Safety Upgrades at Brainard Airport Could Remove Acres of TreesPreliminary plans are being considered regarding safety upgrades near Brainard Airport in Hartford. Chief among them is a proposal that could see the elimination of acres of trees along and near the Connecticut River.
Bald Eagle Released In Suffield After Rehab From InjuriesA bald eagle found injured last week by construction workers in Connecticut has been released back into the wild.
Gov. Malloy To Lobby For Pollution Regulation, AgainGovernor Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut and eight other northeastern states will again lobby the federal government to assist them with mitigating pollution from power plants and factories in western and southern states.
2 Rhode Island Beaches Ban Plastic, Foam, Glass ContainersContainers made from plastic, foam or glass won't be available at concessions stands at two Middletown beaches starting this summer in an effort to cut down on pollution.

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