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UConn water diversion plan approved

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection on Tuesday granted tentative approval of UConn's plan to divert 1.2 million gallons of water from Tolland to support the university's...

Obama emissions rules to lead to more CT pollution

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection expects the federal clean air rules put forth by President Barack Obama to increase the amount of emissions coming out of the Nutmeg...

Thompson cardboard firm pays $100K EPA fine

Thompson cardboard manufacturer Norampac New England has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine for alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act.

New law increases interest in re-energizing dams

Brad Kane |

While solar panels fly up on rooftops and fuel cells are installed throughout Connecticut, another type of renewable energy generation is slowly gaining steam in the state.

CT honors 16 with GreenCircle awards

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday honored 16 businesses and residents throughout the state with its GreenCircle awards, recognizing achievements in sustainability.

Dominion $1.8M fine provides CT with wood stoves

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency penalty against the owner of the largest power plant in New England has ended up providing more than 200 wood-burning heaters to Connecticut residents.

Chenevert leaving with $325M in UTC stock

Louis Chenevert, who shocked the corporate community by abrupting resigning as CEO and chairman of United Technologies on Monday, will depart the company owning at least $325 million of its stock.

Long Island Sounds projects receive $1.3 million

The federal government, along with Connecticut and New York, has issued 22 grants totaling $1.3 million to projects designed to improve the long-term health of Long Island Sound.

CT wins two national green awards

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection and the Clean Energy Finance & Investment Authority each received national recognition from the Clean Energy States Alliance for their...

North Haven firm pays $124K for ammonia release

A company that operates a North Haven cold storage warehouse has agreed to pay $124,181 to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that the Connecticut firm violated the Clean Air...

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