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Smokey The Bear Turns 70

Smokey Bear is turning 70 on Saturday– but don’t bring any candles to the party, please.

08/08/2014

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State Fire Crews To California

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) says that a 20-person fire crew will be heading to California early Tuesday to assist in fighting wild fires in the northern part of that state.

08/05/2014

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A Podcast On Connecticut’s Water Safety

Could Connecticut experience the kind of drinking water emergency which turned off the taps for nearly half a million Ohio residents this weekend?

08/04/2014

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Moose Killed On Highway

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reports that a small female moose was struck and killed at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning on I-84 Eastbound between exits 31 in Bristol and 32 in Southington.

07/21/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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