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UConn water plan receives final approval

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

DEEP closing islands to protect coastal birds

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection is closing down two state-owned island and instilling new conservation measures on beaches in order to protect six species of coastal...

N. England electricity consumption dropped in 2014

Total use of electricity in New England last year dropped 2 percent from 2013, although the average price for that power increased, according to electric grid administrator ISO New England.Total use...

CNG, Southern fined $81K for repair methods

Natural gas utilities Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas were fined a combined $81,000 for using banned repair methods in fixing plastic pipes, according to the Public Utilities...

Hartford ranks 11th among nation's fittest cities

The Greater Hartford metropolitan area is the 11th fittest city in the nation this year, an improvement of one spot since 2014, according to the American College of Sports Medicine.

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

Hartford ranks low among big cities for efficiency

Hartford ranks 45th out of 51 large U.S. cities for energy efficiency, according to a Washington, D.C. energy-policy nonprofit.

Hartford parking kiosks experience rare outage

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After a rare system-wide outage, Hartford's parking chief said Thursday that the city's 254 electronic parking kiosks are working again.

Newington generator retailer adds backyard showroom

Newington-based CT Home Generator Systems will open a new indoor backyard showroom on June 13 to give residents an idea of what a generator installation would look like.

Manufacturers still down on Connecticut economy

Despite increasing their sales and employment levels, more than three out of four Connecticut manufacturers rated the state's economic conditions as fair or poor, according to a survey study released...

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