U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Carolyn Kaster / AP

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to hear the State of Connecticut’s complaint about air pollution drifting in from a coal-driven power plant in Pennsylvania.

AGs Sue EPA To Enforce Smog Regulations

Dec 26, 2017
Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

The attorneys general in eight Eastern seaboard states are suing the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency over air pollution that blows in from upwind states.  

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.

Grant Money Awarded For Long Island Sound Projects

Nov 16, 2017
Joelle Schrock / WSHU

$1.29 million in grants has been awarded to 20 different local government and community groups to help improve the Long Island Sound ecosystem.

The projects are funded through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund. The grant money comes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

The grants have been leveraged for an additional $1.1 million.

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