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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

(Courtesy Mystic Aquarium)

Mystic Aquarium To Release Seal Back Into The Wild

A seal is scheduled to be released into the wild in Rhode Island after being nursed back to health at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

06/11/2014

(Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Firms Review State Energy, Environmental Policy

Connecticut businesses and state officials are gathering to review energy and environmental issues that have an impact on industry, jobs and the bottom line.

06/06/2014

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Report Due on Connecticut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report outlining Connecticut’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions is being released.

06/06/2014

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State Reopens Sunrise Park

(East Haddam, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is announcing the reopening of one of its parks. Sunrise State Park in East Haddam had been closed for much of the […]

06/03/2014

File photo of a black bear. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Bear Relocated From Connecticut Wandering In Vermont

A bear relocated from Connecticut as part of a wildlife research project has been getting into birdfeeders and garbage cans in southeastern Vermont.

05/30/2014

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Technical High School Students Detail Energy Use

Students in five Connecticut technical high schools are set to present findings and recommendations from a year-long investigation of the environmental impact of their school’s energy use.

05/29/2014

(Photo credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

State’s Air Quality Improved In 2013, But Environmental Violations Were Up

HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) – The state Council on Environmental Quality says Connecticut’s air last year was cleaner than it’s been in decades.  In its annual report,  the Council attributes that to residents driving less, using […]

05/28/2014

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Natural Gas Prices Blamed For Higher Electricity Rates

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Electric rates in Connecticut are rising. State regulators approved an 8 percent increase in electric generation rates for Connecticut Light & Power residential customers who do not get their electricity from […]

05/28/2014

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