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The WorkPlace receives $200K EPA grant to train Bridgeport students in...

“Investing in our community by cleaning up contaminated brownfield sites in Southwest Connecticut boosts our economy,” remarked U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT 4th).

EPA sends violation notice to Fairfield over contaminated fill pile

The federal agency requires the town to provide information within 10 days of receipt about what action it will take to address the PCB contamination.

Frey’s Cleaners in Yonkers cleans up under EPA order

Frey’s has been generating perc sludge since 2006, according to the consent agreement, including tainted water, contaminated lint and spent perc filter cartridges.

Groundwork Hudson Valley gets $50K grant for Saw Mill River wetland...

The nonprofit will use the funds to restore 2.5 acres of wetland along the Saw Mill River at the northern end of Yonkers.

Norwalk company gets EPA approval for Ranger Ready Repellents

The product is designed to protect people from tick and mosquito bites for up to 12 hours.

New York and Connecticut sue EPA over out-of-state pollution control

“Yet the Trump EPA has abandoned its responsibilities – repeatedly failing to act to control smog pollution that jeopardizes New Yorkers’ health," New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said.

Federal grants awarded for Long Island Sound’s health

The funds will be used to monitor Long Island Sound embayments in New York and Connecticut, as well as collect and analyze trash in the Bronx River.

Esty’s brownfields reauthorization bill goes to House floor for vote

“Cities and towns across Connecticut have hundreds of acres of abandoned industrial sites that are just waiting to be cleaned up and put back onto the tax rolls,” Esty said.

Attorney General George Jepsen joins coalition threatening to sue EPA

The coalition is accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of failing to live up to its mandate to control methane pollution.

Stamford, Bridgeport receive $45K to address environmental issues

Recipients include Stamford's Charter Oak Communities and Bridgeport’s Center for Ecological Technology.

EPA recognizes Connecticut and New York companies for environmental awareness

Several companies headquartered in Connecticut and New York have been recognized by federal Environmental Protection Agency for their efforts to reduce green house gas emissions.