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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

Norwegian Fisherman Finds Sex Toy Inside Fish

Bjorn Frilund cut open a cod and discovered it had swallowed a sex toy.

04/11/2014

Motor Transport Association of Connecticut wants state to make sure chemicals used in deicing are not caustic to vehicles. (Getty Images)

Lawmakers Want A Study Of Chemicals Used To Treat Roads

Driver’s advocacy group says chemicals in road deicers cause vehicle corrosion.

02/28/2014

Icelandic whalers cut open a 35-ton fin whale. (Getty Images)

Conservationists Angry Over Icelandic Beer Said To Contain Whale Parts

Icelandic brewery says people who drink it become “true Vikings.”

01/09/2014

New England National Scenic Trail (Courtesy newenglandnts.org)

New England National Scenic Trail Complete

Hikers and environmentalists are celebrating the completion of a 220-mile route known as the New England National Scenic Trail.

06/02/2013

Daniel Esty (Courtesy DEEP)

Environmental Groups Criticize DEEP Commissioner

Environmental activists and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s top environmental official are having a falling-out.

05/12/2013

Earth Day Events

Top Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Connecticut

Celebrate Earth Day this year with any of these great options.

04/08/2013

Fishing vessels (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Commerce Department Declares New England Fishery Disaster

The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for struggling fishermen and their ports.

09/13/2012

Earth Day music

5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

Haddam Residents Pleased With Failed Land Swap

Haddam residents who fought a land exchange between Connecticut and developers cheered Wednesday the decision by developers not to pursue a swap with the state for riverfront property set aside for conservation.

04/04/2012

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