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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

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Welcome to Green Week

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

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Wintery Mix Hits State Sunday into Monday

Wintery Mix Hits State Sunday into Monday

The season's first widespread wintry mix is on the way.

Meriden Dentist Arrested on Stalking Charges: Police

Meriden Dentist Arrested on Stalking Charges: Police

A Meriden dentist previously accused of sexually assaulting patients was arrested Friday on a slew of charges following a reported burglary Friday night.

2 Dead in Overnight Rocky Hill House Fire

2 Dead in Overnight Rocky Hill House Fire

Fire officials say that a man and woman are dead Saturday morning following an overnight fire at 65 Walnut Road in Rocky Hill.

Trump Expected to Tap Exxon's Tillerson for State Dept. Post

Trump Expected to Tap Exxon's Tillerson for State Dept. Post

President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State Saturday, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week.

Water Main Break Closes Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill

Water Main Break Closes Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill

Part of the Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill is closed after a water main break, police said.

Bill Would Return Historic Wharf to Stonington

Bill Would Return Historic Wharf to Stonington

A bill that would return a historic Connecticut wharf to the town of Stonington has reached President Barack Obama's desk.