State Boosts Electric Vehicle Rebate Program$2 million in additional funding is being released for rebates for residents, businesses and municipalities that purchase or lease electric vehicles
Nuclear Power Plant Identifies, Stops Hydrogen LeakAuthorities say a small hydrogen leak at a nuclear power plant in the Connecticut town of Waterford has been addressed.
New England Gets Over $1.2M in Grants For Fish, WildlifeNew England is getting over $1.2 million in grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to restore forest and river habitat for native bird and freshwater fish populations.
Aquarium Releases 3 Abandoned Seal Pups Off Rhode IslandThree seal pups that were apparently abandoned by their parents after birth have been released into the waters off Rhode Island.
Report: New England Losing 65 Acres of Forestland Per DayNew England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day — a loss that comes at a time when public funding for preservation of open land, both state and federal, has also been on the decline in all six states.
Many Ferries To Block Island Canceled Due To High SeasMany ferries to Block Island have been canceled due to high seas.
First Hearing About Menhaden Fishing Rules Coming To Old LymeFishing managers are holding a series of public hearings along the East Coast about potential changes to the way they manage the menhaden fishery.
9 Northeast States Agree To Further Power Plant Carbon CutsNine Mid-Atlantic and New England states have agreed to update their regional environmental pact to further reduce power plant carbon emissions to fight global climate change.
DEEP: Four Swimming Areas Closed Due To Poor Water QualityThe swimming areas at four state parks are closed because of poor water quality today.
New York Files Lawsuit Opposing Dredge Dumping In Long Island SoundNew York state has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opposing a plan to allow dredged sediments to be dumped into the Long Island Sound.
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.