| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Neil Young can perform alone, backing himself only with an acoustic guitar, piano or organ. Or he can do the Crazy Horse rock-band thing. Our ears are pretty used to hearing both formats.
It's a little jarring, then, to hear Young backed by a...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Sitting in dusty file cabinets at Connecticut's environmental agency are tens of thousands of reports by licensed landscapers, lawn-care professionals and farmers about how much pesticide they are putting down each year.
No one is reading them. No one...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 AM
FAIRFIELD — Last week, I attended the opening of the Fairfield University Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise (FAME). It's a fancy name for a 1,300-square-foot space above Fairfield University's downtown bookstore that will become a shared office...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:42 AM
There's a secret weapon to fight the rising cost of gas.
Look in the mirror.
By Jim Gorzelany
No matter what kind of vehicle you own, the best way to minimize pain at the pump is to maximize your car's fuel efficiency.
You can do this...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:07 PM
If you've ever had any kind of camera, you've probably taken a selfie. You know, turn the camera lens on yourself and take a photo.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has combined the popularity of hiking and the selfie for...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:17 PM
HARRISBURG — The pleasantries are over at the state Capitol.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Senate locked horns Thursday — two days into his first term — after Wolf fired a last-minute appointee by his...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:01 PM
Ross McLennan is old enough to remember when the Lehigh River was a cesspool of a waterway.
Before the Clean Water Act of 1972 was passed, the Lehigh was a repository for everything from coal silt to industrial waste to raw sewage, which deprived the...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:59 PM
The day after two million-dollar yachts burned at a dock in the heart of Fort Lauderdale's Marina Mile, crews were working Monday to contain diesel fuel that spilled from the vessels into the New River.
"Today's focus is on the environmental aspects...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:27 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was unnecessarily harsh this week in telling commissioners of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority that they could resign if they can't accept his reorganization of the state's environmental protection and energy agencies....
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:31 AM
The last coal-fired steamship operating in U.S. waters is undergoing a makeover to meet the terms of a deal with the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate pollution from the disposal of coal ash.
Work on the 62-year-old SS Badger began last...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:50 PM
The Obama administration set a goal Wednesday of cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by nearly half in the next 10 years with a proposal targeting new wells.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it will propose rules this...