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Environmental Cleanup

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  • 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...
  • DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee speaks at Eastern Connecticut State University

    On Oct.1, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee appeared in a crowded lecture hall at Eastern Connecticut State University to discuss the history of environmental protection in the state. Klee took over...
  • 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...
  • State To Contribute $2.6 Million To Middletown Riverfront Project

    State To Contribute $2.6 Million To Middletown Riverfront Project
    MIDDLETOWN — The state will contribute $2.6 million for environmental cleanup work that will launch riverfront redevelopment efforts, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday. The money will pay for environmental assessments and cleanup of former...
  • Northampton company makes coal substitute for cement kilns

    Northampton company makes coal substitute for cement kilns
    Decades in the hazardous waste business taught Joe Kotrosits and Steve Detwiler about the gold in the things people throw away. Not just cash. The two former hazardous waste company executives say tons of trash that winds up in landfills can be as...
  • Wishful Thinking Taints Debate On Stadium Costs, Benefits

    Wishful Thinking Taints Debate On Stadium Costs, Benefits
    Hartford City Councilman Larry Deutsch, skeptical of the financing for the proposed Downtown North stadium, said he wants 100 percent assurances in the deal. Nothing in finance is 100 percent, I told him during a break at a public hearing last week....
  • 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...
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day by becoming volunteer

    The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...
  • Fishing Advisory Lifted In Bridgeport After 5-Alarm Blaze

    Fishing Advisory Lifted In Bridgeport After 5-Alarm Blaze
    BRIDGEPORT — A fishing advisory that was put in place after a five-alarm fire destroyed two businesses near the harbor more than a week ago has been lifted, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Monday. "The advisory...