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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Parent Charged in Crash That Killed RHAM Teacher

Parent Charged in Crash That Killed RHAM Teacher

The parent whose car struck and killed a RHAM Middle School teacher in the school parking lot in March has turned herself in to police.

Elderly Woman Struck By Car in Critical Condition

Elderly Woman Struck By Car in Critical Condition

A woman in her 80s was airlifted to Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, where she's listed in critical condition, after she was struck by a car on Middle Road in Ellington Tuesday evening, according to...

Controversy Surrounds Ads on Connecticut River Ferries

Controversy Surrounds Ads on Connecticut River Ferries

Advertisements for a law firm flanking the sides of two ferries crossing the Connecticut River will come down after backlash from passengers.

Hartford Officer Suspended Amid Criminal Investigation

Hartford Officer Suspended Amid Criminal Investigation

Hartford police are investigating one of their own, who’s been forced to turn in his gun and badge and stay away from police headquarters.

WATCH: Geyser Spews Onto Sunset Blvd., UCLA After Main Break

WATCH: Geyser Spews Onto Sunset Blvd., UCLA After Main Break

A massive water main break inundated Sunset Boulevard near UCLA Tuesday afternoon, stranding cars and a bus and trapping drivers in several feet of swiftly rising water and mud.

State Rejects Anthem Rate Hike

State Rejects Anthem Rate Hike

The state Insurance Department has rejected a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Connecticut's largest health insurer.