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Burlington trails reopened after insect infestation

Matt Pilon |

State officials said recreational trails at Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area in Burlington are open again, following approximately three months of tree removal to manage insect infestations.

Plainville engineering acquisition to address coastal flooding

Patricia Daddona |

Plainville-based Loureiro Engineering Associates Inc. has acquired DiCesare-Bentley Engineers Inc. of Groton, the company announced Thursday.

The Hartford inks $1.5B asbestos claims reinsurance pact

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford has inked a pact with National Indemnity Co. for a $1.5 billion reinsurance agreement that covers some of the insurer's exposure to asbestos and environmental liability.

W. Haven man guilty in lead-asbestos scam

Gregory Seay |

A West Haven man was convicted and could spend five years in prison for distributing false lead and asbestos abatement training certifications, federal prosecutors say.

W. Hartford’s Legrand targets emissions

West Hartford-based electrical and building systems manufacturer Legrand has joined more than 200 large companies pledging to set greenhouse-gas emissions reduction targets that align with ambitious...

Cigna, Pitney Bowes rank high for corporate responsibility

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield-based Cigna ranked 22nd for inroads made in corporate responsibility activity in 2016, according to CR Magazine, a journal that tracks such information.

Environmental Council concerned about farmland solar

Matt Pilon |

The state Council on Environmental Quality, an advisory agency, has added its voice to concerns about increasingly large solar farms taking up agricultural land.

EPA to assist Hartford “green” its stormwater

Matt Pilon |

Hartford is among four New England cities that will receive technical assistance in Environmental Protection Agency workshops next year, the EPA announced.

Hartford's zoning revamp nets 5 awards

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford's recently revised zoning code has received five awards acknowledging its promotion of economic development and environmental sustainability, Mayor Luke Bronin said.

Report: CT has more than 12,000 energy-efficiency jobs

Matt Pilon |

A new report says Connecticut has 12,460 jobs related to energy efficiency, particularly in lighting technologies.

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