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What’s Best For The Environment: Do This, Not That

When trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.

12/09/2013

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Study: Chemical BPA May Raise Risk Of Miscarriage

New research suggests that high levels of BPA might raise the risk of miscarriage in women.

10/21/2013

Half Million Dollars State Aid For Shelton Manufacturer

Inline Plastics Corp. in Shelton is receiving a 10-year, $500,000 loan at 2 percent from the state department of Economic and Community Development.

01/20/2011

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Legislator Renews Plastic Bag Fee Proposal

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut lawmaker is reviving efforts to charge a fee for grocery bags. Sen. Edward Meyer, chairman of the Legislature’s Environment Committee, is proposing a nickel tax for every plastic or […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–01/18/2011

Drought Prompts Switch to Paper, Plastic at UConn Dining Halls

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Paper plates and plastic silverware will soon be the norm at dining halls on the University of Connecticut’s main campus in Storrs. UConn officials announced Wednesday they will switch to disposable […]

09/22/2010