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EPA honors The Hartford for climate leadership

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday honored The Hartford Financial Services Group with a Climate Leadership Award, one of the 16 awardees nationally.

Study: CT shellfish population at risk

A study co-authored by the Natural Resources Defense Council named Connecticut as one of the 15 most at-risk states with a coastal economy at risk of ocean acidification.

Plainville, Cromwell to switch 2,600 street light bulbs

Cromwell and Plainville have contracted with a Massachusetts firm to convert more than 2,600 street lights bulbs to a more energy efficient design, as part of Connecticut Conference of...

Ten-year-old to grace CT Angler's Guide cover

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has selected Immanuel Smyrnow, 10, for the cover of the 2015 Connecticut Angler's Guide.

Three CT school bus fleets split $245K for emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $245,000 to three school bus fleets to pay for 11 new school buses that emit less pollution than older buses.

Former N. London CEO sentenced for Clean Water citation

The former chief executive officer of a New London pharmaceutical company received three years probation, a $30,000 fine, and 300 hours of community service for knowingly violating the U.S. Clean...

Proposed Blue Plan to protect Long Island Sound

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will propose a Long Island Sound Blue Plan that seeks to protect the natural and human resources along the state's coastline.

Johnnie Walker, Captain Morgan parent earns Norwalk LEED

The parent company for famous alcohol brands like Guinness, Smirnoff, Crown Royal, Johnnie Walker, and Captain Morgan has received LEED Silver certification for its Norwalk office.

Fitch: CT’s high energy costs will make EPA compliance difficult

Though utilities in states with high carbon emissions will have the toughest time complying with a proposed set of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pollution-reduction regulations, states with...

After municipal outcry, DEEP revises stormwater rules

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has tweaked its list of proposed changes to stormwater runoff regulations, after complaints from cities and towns that the new rules would be too...

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