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On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over her decades of public service, Ms. McCarthy has demonstrated a strong commitment to...
Here’s an update on a story we did a couple of years ago about an apparent conflict of interest involving a state legislator and his influence over an agency that directed hundreds of thousands of dollars to a non-profit he operated. The...
Tags: Politics, Long Island, Terry Backer, Ethics, Stratford
pix11.comThe large cat seen roaming the grounds of a private school in north Greenwich is likely a mountain lion, officials with the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection said Thursday. "Although there is no population of mountain lions in the...
Underscoring the wisdom of the old adage “Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” consider the strange three-year stewardship of the Penfield Reef Lighthouse off the coast of Fairfield Beach by Beacon Preservation, a nonprofit environmental...
The Hartford CourantAccording to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Eastern cougar has gone the way of the passenger pigeon, Eastern elk and the Carolina parakeet. The last Eastern cougar was trapped east of Little St. John Lake on the Maine-Quebec border, by Quebec...
FOX CTWant to get your kids off the couch, away from the video games for a few hours? Try Letterboxing, a Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection program designed to get families moving and learning about the environment. "It's definitely a...
Fox 61Emergency crews responded to a chemical spill at the Amerbelle facility in the Rockville section of Vernon, Monday morning. Vernon police confirmed they were on the scene of the incident. Crews from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection,...
The Hartford CourantHOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name refers to an old iron smelter which once stood on the site, which is in the Danielson section of Killingly. In colonial times, the furnace was built to reduce local ore into iron for agricultural equipment and machinery....
Special to The CourantFormer state Rep. Kevin DelGobbo, a Republican from Naugatuck, was appointed in January as one of five commissioners of the state Department of Public Utility Control. His specialty on the authority is electric industry issues. As a legislator, he co-...
Connecticut's MLK Day celebration Jan. 19 at the state Capitol. A reception will be held at 10 a.m. in the Capitol's Judiciary Room, where Norma Rodriguez-Reyes, publisher of La Voz Hispana Spanish-language weekly, will be the guest speaker. Along...
UPDATE The Connecticut State Police has made a preliminary determination that the fire was the result of arson. ---- Fire officials are investigating the cause of a structure fire in East Haddam near the former Frank Davis Sunrise Resort. At 1:...
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