U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Still thousands of contaminated sites in CT
6:22 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

EPA awards funds to help brownfield cleanups

The former Progressive Plating company, which was abandoned in 2001 (click for more photos)
Craig LeMoult

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $1.6 million on Thursday in Connecticut to help clean up abandoned and contaminated properties, known as brownfields.

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Environmental advocates push for rule change
9:00 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

EPA seeks regulatory authority over streams & wetlands

Credit Craig LeMoult

Tuesday is Earth Day, and once again, one of the key issues that people will be talking about is protecting our clean water. Last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule change that would give the federal government regulatory authority over wetlands and streams. The advocacy group Environment Connecticut is about to kick off a door-to-door canvassing campaign to encourage people to support the rule change.

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