environment

Jessica Hill / AP

Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY1, along with state and federal officials have announced $2 million in grant money to help restore and protect Long Island Sound. The grant will fund projects in both Connecticut and New York. 

Frank Eltman / AP

A growing infestation of pine beetles in East Hampton has forced the town to declare a state of emergency that could last until the end of the year.

Susan Walsh / AP

Connecticut’s energy commissioner is attacking the Trump Administration’s attempt to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.  

Nancy Eve Cohen / NEPR

It's been almost six months since an EPA appeals board heard a challenge to the next step in cleaning up the Housatonic River. And there's still no decision.

A Tougher 21st Century Elm Makes A Comeback

Nov 22, 2017
Jill Kaufman / NEPR

There are thousands of Elm Streets in America, but not many surviving elms, for which the streets were named. Starting in the mid-20th century, Dutch elm disease killed off millions.

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