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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

Gina McCarthy, President Obama (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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Northeast Heating Prices Could Be Down Or Up This Winter

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Federal energy officials say pipeline bottlenecks that drove up natural gas home heating prices in New England last winter could cause trouble when the weather again turns cold. At the same […]

10/11/2014

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Coast Guard To Clean Up New Haven Oil Spill

The Coast Guard is preparing for an environmental cleanup at a former power plant in New Haven following an oil spill

10/02/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

“Thermal Plume” Of Millstone Water Being Investigated

State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of water discharged into Long Island Sound from Connecticut’s nuclear plant.

09/29/2014

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Smoking Ban Considered At Milford Rec. Fields

Milford’s Recreation Department is considering a smoking ban at Little League fields and possibly parks, beaches and other recreation areas.

09/29/2014

The shore of Long Island Sound at New Haven Harbor.  (Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer)

State Probing Millstone Water Dumped Into LI Sound

State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of water discharged into Long Island from Connecticut’s nuclear plant.

09/29/2014

A moose tranquilized and captured in a backyard near the center of Plainville. Image courtesy of Plainville Police.

DEEP: Heads Up For Deer, Moose

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – From now through the end of next month, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is advising motorists to be on the lookout for increased moose activity due to the […]

09/23/2014

Photo Credit Freund’s Farm

State Marks Milestone In Farmland Preservation

Connecticut agriculture officials are marking a milestone in farmland preservation.

09/20/2014

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