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Storm Water Rules Divide State Environmental Agency, Towns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Towns and Connecticut environmental officials are battling over new rules intended to keep pollutants out of storm water that end up in rivers, streams and Long Island Sound. Towns say the […]

01/31/2015

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DEEP Accepting Sewage Pumpout Applications

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is accepting applications to provide sewage pumpout services for recreational boats on Long Island Sound.

01/19/2015

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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

Moose spotted in Cheshire (Photo by Ben Natanga, Courtesy DEEP)

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