Apr 6, 2013

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaking Radioactive Water

A storage tank at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has possibly leaked up to 120 tons of radioactive water, according to Reuters.

Apr 5, 2013

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

Sea Lion Pup Strandings to Be Investigated

With nearly 1,100 sea lions found ill and stranded on Southern California beaches this year, rehabilitation facilities are full and newly sick marine mammals must be treated on the sand, a federal scientist said...

Mar 8, 2013

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Chinese Businessman Offers Environmental Official $32,000 to Swim in Polluted River

Entrepreneur Jin Zengmin wants to bring attention to environmental concerns in China's eastern province.

Mar 8, 2013

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Styrofoam

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to propose a ban on Styrofoam, the substance commonly used for take-out food containers that is nearly impossible to recycle. The mayor — who has already targeted...

Mar 8, 2013

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

Hockey's Next Threat: Climate Change

The first puck of the 2013 NHL season finally drops Saturday after a 113-day labor dispute wiped out 510 games -- nearly half the entire season. But now that labor peace has been restored, something a little...

Apr 26, 2012

UConn Gets New Fuel Cell

UConn Gets New Fuel Cell

The new fuel cell unit will cut the university's carbon output equivalent to removing 110 cars from the road each year.

Apr 18, 2012

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Poll: Most in U.S. Tie Extreme Weather to Global Warming

Although most Americans once regarded climate change as "an issue about polar bears or maybe Bangladesh," a new survey suggests that attitudes are evolving, The New York Times reported.

Apr 17, 2012

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Despite The Odds, Some Himalayan Glaciers Gaining Mass

Bucking the global trend of glacial decline, some glaciers in the Himalayas mountain range have gained a small amount of mass between 1999 and 2008, according to new research.

Apr 17, 2012

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

56 U.S. Coral Species Face Extinction

More than half of 82 species of coral being reviewed for inclusion under the Endangered Species Act "more likely than not" would go extinct by 2100 if climate policies and technologies aren't drastically...

Apr 16, 2012

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

Gene Tweaking Could Revive Long-Gone Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut could get a new lease on life a century after a fungus killed it off, now that scientists have developed a genetically hardier version of the iconic tree.

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Hamden Crash Knocks Down Wires

Hamden Crash Knocks Down Wires

Whitney Avenue in Hamden is shut down after a crash knocked electrical wires onto the road Saturday morning.

Crash Closes Berlin Turnpike Southbound Side

Crash Closes Berlin Turnpike Southbound Side

The Berlin Turnpike is closed in Newington due to a car crash.

Woman Dead in Simsbury Was Insurance Executive, Mom

Woman Dead in Simsbury Was Insurance Executive, Mom

Police are investigating the untimely death of an insurance company executive and active member of the community who was found injured on the side of the road in Simsbury on Thursday night.

Casino Worker Took Up-Skirt Videos, Had Child Porn: Cops

Casino Worker Took Up-Skirt Videos, Had Child Porn: Cops

A former Mohegan Sun Casino employee is facing charges after downloading child pornography and recording videos up the skirts of women in the casino cafeteria, according to state police.

KBE Gives the "Gift of Gobble" for Thanksgiving

KBE Gives the "Gift of Gobble" for Thanksgiving

It's just days away from Thanksgiving and a Farmington company is putting turkey, stuffing and mashed potato meals together to make sure every family has food for the holiday.

Salmonella Outbreak Affecting Connecticut

Salmonella Outbreak Affecting Connecticut

Federal officials are warning residents of 10 states on the East Coast of a salmonella outbreak that appears to be related to bean sprouts.