State Reports Increased Bear Attacks On Beehives, LivestockState officials say Connecticut has seen an increasing number of bear attacks on livestock and beehives.
New Study: No Pesticides Found In Long Island Sound LobstersA new study says no traces of pesticides were found in lobsters collected in Long Island Sound in late 2014, boosting the belief that warming water temperatures is the main culprit in a huge lobster population decline.
Disposable Bag Legislation Passes State SenateRequires distribution reduction by 2021
Connecticut Moving To Reduce Use Of Plastic And Paper BagsConnecticut lawmakers are attempting to cut back on single-use plastic and paper bags in the coming years.
CDC Expands Range of Zika Mosquitoes Into Parts Of Connecticut, New YorkFederal health officials say the mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus may live in a broader swath of the U.S. than previously thought — but that doesn't mean they'll cause disease here.
Connecticut Officials Announce Zika Virus Response PlanConnecticut officials have prepared a plan to respond to the Zika virus that includes in-state testing for the virus, monitoring mosquitoes and public education on how to avoid infection.
Tear-Down Of Hartford School Urged Over PCB ContaminationThe superintendent of Hartford schools is recommending that an elementary school be torn down because of PCB contamination.
Bees & Butterflies Could Soon Be On Legislative AgendaConnecticut could soon join the ranks of states seeking to boost the health of bees and butterflies.
Sen Kennedy Urges Limiting Packing MaterialA Connecticut state senator says he wants something to be done about all the packaging that retailers use to send merchandise purchased online.
No Vibes In 2016Music festival taking a year off
Invasive Plant Discovered in Coventry Lake by UConn StudentsState officials say they're concerned about the discovery of a highly invasive aquatic plant in Coventry Lake in Coventry.
DEEP Commissioner Backs Sound Dredging Plan