Environment

AP
February 02, 2020 - 6:33 pm
Connecticut state legislators could soon move to regulate toxic compounds found in drinking water. High levels of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, collectively called PFAS, have been found in drinking water systems in Greenwich, Willimantic and Enfield.
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John Silva
November 04, 2019 - 4:12 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Statewide water tests, remediation, and reducing sources of PFAS are some of the findings of a task force empaneled to find solutions when it comes to the toxic chemical used in firefighting foam. Governor Ned Lamont created the commission after a spill of the foam at...
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AP
November 04, 2019 - 10:36 am
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Environmental officials are announcing $2.6 million in grants for Long Island Sound conservation efforts. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that 20 grants totaling $1.4 million will benefit Connecticut while $250,000 will go to efforts in Massachusetts...
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