| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:17 PM
PPL Electric Utilities, UGI Utilities and Bimbo Bakeries are among the companies awarded state grants Friday to help pay for cleaner burning, alternative fuel vehicles.
"These important grants allow Pennsylvania to make the most of our abundant...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:31 PM
HARTFORD — A bobcat that attacked a woman in Bozrah on Saturday has tested positive for rabies, state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Tuesday.
Environmental Conservation officers were able to euthanize the bobcat on...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:54 PM
EAST HAMPTON — Lake Pocotopaug was eerily quiet Tuesday morning after the lake's beaches were closed because of a late-summer bloom of harmful blue-green algae.
Despite the sweltering heat, no one was in the water and no boats could be seen on...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Drink up, Mount Dora.
The water is safe to drink again, a city spokeswoman said today.
The city lifted its precautionary boil alert about 3 p.m. after 3,000 customers were affected for nearly three days.
City leaders issued the advisory Sunday after...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Citing a report that even its author says is based on incomplete information, the Bureau of Land Management wants to resume issuing oil and gas drilling leases on federal land in California. So in the absence of clarity, BLM officials plan to gamble with ...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:39 PM
An oceanic mystery has emerged in the burial of coral reefs off the coast of southern Broward County.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection accuses the county of allowing reefs to become smothered with sand during a project nine years ago...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
GREENWICH — The community remained in shock Thursday as more details emerged about the 16-year-old athlete and honor student who died in a boating accident a day earlier.
Emily Fedorko, described by schools Superintendent William S. McKersie as a...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure.
The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:39 AM
The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers.
"It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Spring has finally sprung and Earth Day may be over but protecting our environment and preserving our land is an ongoing process. On Saturday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Scenic Rivers Land Trust will be celebrating...