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Connecticut Fire Crew Returns Home From 30,000 Acre Canada Wildfire

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A widespread wildfire in Canada caught on video.  See the video at globalnews.ca/news/696513/forest-fires-in-northern-quebec-affecting-eastern-canada.

  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that the members of Connecticut’s fire crew returnd home to Connecticut on Wednesday evening at Eastern District Headquarters in Marlborough.   The 19-member crew (nine DEEP employees and 10 private-sector firefighters) left Connecticut on July… Read more »

Connecticut Senators Push for Long Island Sound Preservation

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  Four U.S. Senators are pushing for increased funding for the preservation of the Long Island Sound.   Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) are asking Senate leaders of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies… Read more »