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Connecticut’s consumer advocate announced on Tuesday that her office will join an investigation into whether the state’s largest utilities are manipulating the natural gas market. The investigation is led by the state’s Public Utility Regulatory Authority.

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced he’ll go to court to block the Trump administration’s repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. The plan regulates carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.  

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The Suffolk County Legislature approved a resolution to join a lawsuit with New York State against the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to dump dredging materials from Connecticut into the Long Island Sound.

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Environmental groups in Connecticut say both the Democratic and Republican state budget proposals would impact the state’s efforts to combat climate change.

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The Secretary of the Navy says he will work with local authorities to clean up the toxic Bethpage groundwater plume that has spread from the former Grumman plant on Long Island.

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