environment

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Connecticut environmental groups say they oppose President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Oklahoma Republican Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency.  

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Officials at the Connecticut Green Bank are concerned that in the next legislative session, state lawmakers will tap into funds the bank relies on to help increase private investment in clean energy projects.

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Congress has passed a law that gives the Navy six months to submit a detailed report on what chemicals are in the toxic Bethpage groundwater plume on Long Island and how fast it’s spreading.

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Two years ago, New York State banned hydro-fracking of natural gas within the state’s borders. But a group of Cornell scientists who study the effects of climate change say New Yorkers are using more natural gas than ever.

Sue Ogrocki / AP

The Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program, Save the Sound, say they’ll lobby the Senate to reject Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the EPA.

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