Shoreline Cleanup UnderwayVolunteers will be fanning out along the Connecticut shore to clean up 31 sites as part of the International Coastal Cleanup.
Forestry Division Monitors For Early Fall Foliage IndicatorsThe forestry division of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has been monitoring trees as much of the state remains in the grip of a moderate drought.
DEEP Lifts Fish Consumption Advisory For Quinnipiac RiverOfficials with Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have lifted the advisory to residents regarding eating fish from a portion of the Quinnipiac River after a hazmat spill last week.
Connecticut Agency Still Awaits River Water Testing ResultsConnecticut officials are still awaiting the results of water and soil sediment tests taken after an estimated 300 gallons of chemicals spilled into the Quinnipiac River in Southington.
Several CT Swimming Areas Closed Due To High Bacteria LevelsSeveral state run swimming area have been closed due to high bacteria levels, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday.
Connecticut Farmers To Learn How To Reduce Health RisksState officials are hoping to teach Connecticut farmers how to reduce risks to public health when they hold open houses and tours.
DEEP Closes State Swimming Areas In New Fairfield, KentThe Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has closed two state swimming areas after testing detected the presence of indicator bacteria in the water.
Rescuers Free Squirrel With Head Stuck In CupEmergency responders in Connecticut have come to the rescue of a squirrel that was caught in a nutty situation.
Ex-Dairy Farm Reintroduced As Solar Energy Site In NorwichA former dairy farm in Norwich has been officially reintroduced as a provider of solar energy for municipal utilities served by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative.
Alcohol Banned At 2 More State FacilitiesNumerous unruly incidents reported involving alcohol consumption
Connecticut Closing Campgrounds Due To Budget CutsThree Connecticut campgrounds — Devil’s Hopyard in East Haddam, Salt Rock in Baltic, and Greens Falls in Voluntown — will be closed after July 4.
CT To Receive $16M In VW SettlementConnecticut is set to receive over $16 million as part of a nationwide settlement with Volkswagen over emissions fraud.