Environment

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November 14, 2018 - 9:58 pm
Hartford, Conn. - Governor Dannel Malloy announced the State of Connecticut is making $12.2 million available to fund ten clean air projects in the state. Connecticut becomes one of the first states to fund a variety of diesel mitigation projects due to a national settlement involving the...
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October 04, 2018 - 12:35 pm
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Thousands of volunteers helped collect an estimated 50 tons of trash from the Connecticut River and its tributaries in four states last week. Organizers of the Connecticut River Conservancy's 22nd Source to Sea Cleanup say the trash collected last Friday and Saturday in New...
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October 04, 2018 - 12:02 pm
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Thousands of volunteers helped collect an estimated 50 tons of trash from the Connecticut River and its tributaries in four states last week. Organizers of the Connecticut River Conservancy's 22nd Source to Sea Cleanup say the trash collected last Friday and Saturday in New...
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October 03, 2018 - 9:41 am
BOSTON (AP) — Fishing managers in New England are asking the federal government to take action to try to reduce the possibility of overfishing in the herring fishery. Herring is an important small fish on the East Coast, and recent assessments of the stock show that it is in decline. The regulatory...
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Bulkeley Bridge curves across the Connecticut River at Hartford. ID 71988871 © Jeffrey Holcombe | Dreamstime.com
September 28, 2018 - 10:19 am
Once again, hundreds of volunteers along the Connecticut River and its tributaries will be gathering for two days to conduct a region-wide cleanup of the waterways.
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September 25, 2018 - 11:19 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A new environmental report says Long Island Sound's water quality is improving. The Long Island Sound Report Card 2018 released Monday by environmental groups includes 10 years of data and an assessment of how water quality is trending in each region of the Sound. In most...
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August 28, 2018 - 10:06 am
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — New England's lobster fishermen are being asked to keep an eye out for tagged lobsters that are part of a survey of the valuable crustaceans. The lobsters are tagged with green bars that say "SNECVTS" and black acoustic tags. They are part of a tagging program that's part of a...
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