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DEEP Plans New Year’s Day Hikes

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is once again offering free, guided hikes on the first day of the new year.

12/31/2014

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UConn Wins Gold For Going Green

 STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut is being recognized for building environmentally friendly buildings. Oak Hall, one of two new classroom buildings built to replace the aging Monteith and Arjona halls, has just […]

12/21/2014

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Old Saybrook Man Injured In Hunting Accident

A 65-year-old Old Saybrook man was taken to Hartford Hospital by LifeStar helicopter Saturday following a hunting accident in Haddam.

12/13/2014

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State Launches Connecticut Grown Online Store

The state Department of Agriculture has launched a new online store where people can purchase items with the “Connecticut Grown” logo to show their support for the state’s agricultural industry.

11/26/2014

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RI Offshore Wind Farm Gets Final Lease, Permits

An offshore wind farm that could be the nation’s first has gotten its final lease and permits from Rhode Island coastal regulators.

11/20/2014

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Septic System Cleanout Company Charged With Dumping Waste

The operator of a company that pumps out sewage systems is charged with pumping customers’ sewage into the Stamford municipal system.

11/13/2014

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Moose Spotted In Cheshire Area

– The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says a moose which prompted a warning to drivers appears to have made it across I-84 to Prospect.

11/10/2014

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Mystic To Release Harbor Seal Pup

The Mystic Aquarium is set to release a young harbor seal pup rescued in Maine.

11/05/2014

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EPA Chief Returns To Conn. To Talk Up Environment

It’s a homecoming of sorts for the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

10/14/2014