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  • 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....
  • Latinos join EPA in taking a stand against bad air days

    Summer heat hasn't begun to wane, and neither have those familiar "bad air day" warnings. They are all too common in cities like Los Angeles, Houston, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., where high temperatures cause ozone to reach unhealthy levels....
  • 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...
  • East Penn schools chief says bus company performance is picking up

    East Penn schools chief says bus company performance is picking up
    Four weeks into the school year, East Penn Superintendent Michael Schilder says that while problems still exist with the district's new transportation provider, Student Transportation of America Inc., a turnaround in performance may be underway. At...
  • 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...
  • Florida gets tough on oil driller in the Everglades

    State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades. Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
  • Auditor general: DEP does not have manpower to properly oversee natural gas industry

    HARRISBURG — The state's natural gas industry has grown too fast, too soon, overwhelming the Department of Environmental Protection's ability to adequately inspect drilling sites, monitor drinking water and respond to citizens' complaints, according...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    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...