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Free parking, entry at CT state parks this weekend

Connecticut state parks will have free parking and admission this weekend, officials announced.

CT receives $752K to clear Sandy's debris

Bernat Ivancsics |

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Debris Program awarded $752,882 to Connecticut to remove marine debris caused by the October 2012 Storm Sandy from the state's shoreline, the...

DEEP offers more than $1 M for pumpout stations

Lauren Decarlo |

More than $1 million in federal funds are available for boat sewage disposal facilities on the Long Island Sound for the 2015 boating season.

North Haven firm awarded grant for indoor air filter

Lauren DeCarlo |

A North Haven clean energy technology company was awarded a grant to develop a regenerable indoor air filter on Monday.

Bear violates security at Bradley, euthanized

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Officials from the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection euthanized a bear at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks after it became a threat to aircraft safety, said...

Former N. London CEO pleads to water pollution

The former CEO of a New London pharmaceutical firm that knowingly discharged wastewater without a permit into the public sewage system has plead guilty to violating the U.S. Clean Water Act.

Glastonbury firm finds $750M in clean energy

Lauren DeCarlo |

A Glastonbury power plant engineering firm says it has accumulated a $750-million backlog of business, thanks to the industry's thirst for renewable and efficient energy projects.

State park reopens with newly hatched bald eagle

Lauren DeCarlo |

The southern end of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail has been reopened after temporarily closing to allow two bald eagles to nest their young this past spring.

Pumpout facilities for boaters now free

Lauren DeCarlo |

In an effort to eliminate sewage along the Long Island Sound, Connecticut's rivers and Candlewood Lake, pumpout services are now being provided to recreational boaters free of charge.

CT reduces pollution in heating oil

Connecticut on Tuesday significantly reduced the maximum level of sulfur pollutants in the fuel the majority of the state uses for heat.

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