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  • The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing

    The Environment: Cloudy With A Chance Of Clearing
    Connecticut's environment has changed enormously over the past four centuries. What can we expect over the next 50 years? More change, and not all of it for the better. Indeed, if history is any indicator, and it might well be the best indicator, we...
  • New York Man Falls About 30 Feet At Enders State Forest In Granby

    GRANBY — A 51-year-old New York man was flown to Hartford Hospital Saturday afternoon after falling about 30 feet from atop the main waterfall at Enders State Forest in Granby, according to a state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection...
  • EPA's clean-power rules loom over next governor

    EPA's clean-power rules loom over next governor
    TALLAHASSEE — The guys who want your vote for governor have both made themselves out to be friends of Florida green spaces, waters and environmentally threatened ecosystems. But there's one major environmental issue neither Gov. Rick Scott or former...
  • Review shows Supreme Court justice sent 234 sexually explicit emails

    Review shows Supreme Court justice sent 234 sexually explicit emails
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery sent 234 emails containing sexually explicit images or videos over more than three years, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the high court's chief justice. The material...
  • EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming

    EPA Administrator Makes A Hartford Homecoming
    HARTFORD — Gina McCarthy was one of the last people ever to walk into the Phoenix Auditorium on the fifth floor of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection offices here. And McCarthy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection...
  • Environmental groups petition EPA over Virginia factory farm permit program

    Frustrated with what they see as Virginia's foot-dragging about factory farm pollution, environmental groups are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take over the state's water pollution control program. The Environmental Integrity...
  • 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....
  • 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...