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State lawmakers pushing electric vehicle use

Q&A talks with State Rep. James Albis (D-East Haven), who is co-sponsoring legislation that would lay the groundwork for electric vehicle expansion in Connecticut.

These CT K-9s have noses for illegal fish

Connecticut's environmental protection and energy agency says it has instituted its first K-9 enforcement unit to combat fish poaching.

Attorney General shakes up environment division

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen on Tuesday swapped out the leadership of his Environmental Department, replacing the head who ran the division for 18 years.

CT continues fishing ban on herring

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has continued its prohibition against taking fish species alewife and blueback herring from most inland and marine waters in the state.

DEEP awarding grants for trail programs

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has begun accepting proposals for its Recreational Trail Program Grants through July 1.

Dominion offering $1.5M in educational grants

Dominion, the operator of the nuclear Millstone Power Station in Waterford, is offering $1.5 million in educational grants to fund energy, environmental, and workforce development programs.

CT to decide $224M energy efficiency spending plan

The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board will hold a public hearing in April to discuss how to spend $224 million collected for business and residential improvements.

DEEP pumped 1M gallons of boat sewage in 2014

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection's pumpout facilities removed a record 995,000 gallons of sewage from recreational vehicles in 2014 in Long Island Sound and Candlewood...

Green Guide publishes Spring edition

Doosan plans to succeed where UTC failed. Connecticut has revamped motorists' commutes. The state Green Bank enters its next phase.

CT biz energy use reaches highest efficiency levels

Connecticut businesses generated $14.10 worth of gross domestic product for every kilowatt hour of electricity consumed, the state's most efficiency use of energy in the past 10 years, according to...

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