environment

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UConn Wins Gold For Going Green

 STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut is being recognized for building environmentally friendly buildings. Oak Hall, one of two new classroom buildings built to replace the aging Monteith and Arjona halls, has just […]

16 hours ago

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Eye on the Environment Following Bridgeport Fire

The environmental effects of the five-alarm fire that started Thursday night in Bridgeport are under the watchful eye of local, state and federal agencies.

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A group of scientists warn that warmer temperatures and an increase in air pollution could kill off many crops by mid-century. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Climate Change, Air Pollution Will Lead To Famine By 2050

Climate change exacerbated by ozone pollution may kill many of the world’s crops.

07/28/2014

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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

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