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...

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...

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...

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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3rd Grader Back to School After Ban Over Ebola Concerns

3rd Grader Back to School After Ban Over Ebola Concerns

The father of a third-grade student in Milford is suing the school system for banning the 7-year-old from her elementary school over concerns she may have contracted Ebola during a trip to Nigeria.

3 Officers Hurt During Police-Involved Shooting

3 Officers Hurt During Police-Involved Shooting

Three New Britain officers suffered injuries when gunfire erupted and a suspect tried to get away during an arrest late Thursday morning, according to the police department.

Suspected Trooper Killer Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Suspected Trooper Killer Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Eric Frein, the man accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush last month, has been captured by state police, a senior law enforcement spokesman told NBC

10 Years in Prison for Man Who Planted Bombs in Ex's Car

10 Years in Prison for Man Who Planted Bombs in Ex's Car

A 53-year-old Florida man will spend 10 years in prison after stalking an ex-girlfriend who lives in Stamford and planting bombs filled with hydrochloric acid in her car, according to the

Stonington Teacher Charged With DUI: Report

Stonington Teacher Charged With DUI: Report

A first-grade teacher at West Vine Street School in Stonington was arrested after flipping her car Wednesday night and has been charged with driving under the influence, according to police and The New...

Hedge Fund Controller Accused of Embezzling Millions

Hedge Fund Controller Accused of Embezzling Millions

A former controller of a Greenwich hedge fund has been arrested on federal charges, accused of embezzling millions of dollars.