New England Reps' Bill Would Prohibit Offshore DrillingBipartisan members of New England's congressional delegations have introduced a bill to prohibit oil and gas drilling off the New England coast.
Hearings Set For Changes To Black Sea Bass FishingInterstate fishing managers are holding hearings in East Coast states about a plan to change the rules about one of the Atlantic Ocean's most popular recreational fisheries.
Artists Urged To Submit Waterfowl Artwork For Bird StampConnecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is inviting artists to submit waterfowl artwork to be considered for the state's annual Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp Art Contest.
Free Guided New Year's Day HikesThe hikes are being offered at 13 state parks
Public Urged To Comment On New Statewide Recreation ReportMembers of the public are being urged to comment on a statewide plan for outdoor recreation in Connecticut.
State Boosts Electric Vehicle Rebate Program$2 million in additional funding is being released for rebates for residents, businesses and municipalities that purchase or lease electric vehicles
Nuclear Power Plant Identifies, Stops Hydrogen LeakAuthorities say a small hydrogen leak at a nuclear power plant in the Connecticut town of Waterford has been addressed.
New England Gets Over $1.2M in Grants For Fish, WildlifeNew England is getting over $1.2 million in grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to restore forest and river habitat for native bird and freshwater fish populations.
Aquarium Releases 3 Abandoned Seal Pups Off Rhode IslandThree seal pups that were apparently abandoned by their parents after birth have been released into the waters off Rhode Island.
Report: New England Losing 65 Acres of Forestland Per DayNew England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day — a loss that comes at a time when public funding for preservation of open land, both state and federal, has also been on the decline in all six states.
Many Ferries To Block Island Canceled Due To High SeasMany ferries to Block Island have been canceled due to high seas.
First Hearing About Menhaden Fishing Rules Coming To Old LymeFishing managers are holding a series of public hearings along the East Coast about potential changes to the way they manage the menhaden fishery.