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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

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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

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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