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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

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

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

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

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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

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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

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