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  • Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion

    Industry Group Sues State, Says It Skipped Impact Study On Gas Expansion
    Heating oil dealers are suing the state's environmental agency for allegedly skipping a major impact review when it fast-tracked the Malloy administration's plan to expand the availability of natural gas in Connecticut. The lawsuit, filed Friday in...
  • Average fuel economy of new autos at new record; progress may stall

    Average fuel economy of new autos at new record; progress may stall
    New vehicles reached record-high fuel economy in 2013, according to a new Environmental Protection Agency report. The federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average of 24.1 miles per gallon — up 0.5 mpg from the...
  • State Environmental Official Tours Middletown Development Sites

    MIDDLETOWN — During a tour of city projects Wednesday, the state's top environmental official rode a lift to the roof of an old factory building in the north end to view arrays of solar panels producing power for new businesses inside. Reaching the...
  • Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says

    Average fuel economy of new cars rises to record 24.1 mpg, EPA says
    New vehicles reached a record-high fuel economy in 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency reported. In its annual report on fuel economy and carbon-dioxide emissions, the federal agency said Wednesday that 2013 model year vehicles achieved an average...
  • Glen Ellyn rejects plan for McChesney & Miller property

     Glen Ellyn rejects plan for McChesney & Miller property
    Citing an unwillingness to pay some $7.6 million worth of economic incentives sought by the developer, the Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night shot down plans for a $41 million downtown redevelopment project that would involve demolishing the...
  • Malloy Scores Points With Environmentalists While Foley Focuses On Other Issues

    HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
  • State officials object to Big Sugar building plans

    State officials object to Big Sugar building plans
    Sugar industry building plans threaten to get in the way of Everglades restoration and could create flooding hazards, according to state regulators. The South Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection are...
  • With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects

    With unhealthy stream pollution, Jones Falls targeted for restoration and maintenance projects
    Tom Starrs grew up in Baltimore County, but even into his early 20s, he routinely passed Jones Falls without knowing it was there. Orioles and Colts games had been staples of Starrs' youth, as were stops at the old Windy Valley General Store in...
  • Pennsylvania State Police commissioner cleared in controversy over pornographic emails

    Pennsylvania State Police commissioner cleared in controversy over pornographic emails
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett's environmental protection chief and one of the chief's top aides have resigned amid an unfolding controversy centered on state employees' sharing sexually explicit emails. But Corbett said the state's top cop has...
  • Weeds, herbicides, food and humans

    To the editor: Your editorial comparing antibiotic resistance in animals to herbicide resistance in weeds misrepresents a very old problem. ("Escalating the weed wars," Editorial, Sept. 29) Most of the advances on the horizon that you think should be...
  • Haz-Mat Crews Respond To Acid Spill In South Windsor

    Haz-Mat Crews Respond To Acid Spill In South Windsor
    SOUTH WINDSOR — Phosphoric acid spilled inside a trailer that was headed to R&L Carriers at 540 Sullivan Ave. Wednesday. Trucking company officials notified the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection about 6:30 a.m. DEEP...