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Connecticut faces unhealthy air quality today, Thursday

John Stearns |

Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is forecasting unhealthy air quality today through Thursday.

Legislators question DEEP’s decision to close beaches, campgrounds

Eric Bender | Journal Inquirer |

Members of the legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus are questioning numerous aspects of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s decision to adjust hours of state parks and...

CT launches Entrepreneur Learner’s Permit

A new state law was signed recently creating an Entrepreneur Learner's Permit. This week's Q&A talks with Glendowlyn Thames, director of Small Business Innovation and CTNext at Connecticut Innovation.

$7.9M for 14 towns' brownfield cleanup

Gregory Seay |

Fourteen Connecticut communities – including Hartford – have qualified for $7.9 million in state grants to assess and remediate 187 acres of brownfield sites within their borders into...

CT will receive $16.2M from Volkswagen settlement

At the same time that Volkswagen is settling with the Federal Trade Commission, it has come to an agreement with state attorneys general, including Connecticut, to pay more than $570 million for...

CT deals seen as linchpin for 'Access Northeast'

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut's energy regulator is in the midst of a major power procurement that could determine the fate of New England's largest proposed natural gas expansion project.

DEEP looks to elevate plastics recycling

Matt Pilon |

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has aligned itself with an industry-backed effort to increase the voluntary recycling of plastic bags, films and packaging.

I-84 engineers zero in on capping highway at ground level

Eric Bedner | Journal Inquirer |

Engineers working on a project to redesign Interstate 84 through much of Hartford have taken two project models off the table — a tunnel and an elevated highway.

Young millionaires seek 'social-impact' investments

Patrick Gillespie | CNNMoney |

Millennials are changing the investing agenda. They don't just want to grow their money: Many Millennials want to achieve social and environmental goals through their investments.

Tips for keeping your workplace summer wardrobe cool and compliant

By Orlena Cowan | HRACC |

Summer months may shift your office into chill mode but what does that mean for your attire? Although it's heating up outside here are some tips to help you keep your workplace wardrobe cool and...

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