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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Rabies a big problem in Connecticut during spring (News 8)
  Granby residents are still awaiting the rabies test on the bear that attacked one man and chased another runner. Last year, a fox went on a rampage in an East Windsor neighborhood, attacking two teachers, a student, and two adults at a neighboring home.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
State Issues Health Alert about Synthetic Marijuana
  The Connecticut Departments of Public Health (DPH) and Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) are warning Connecticut residents about the dangers of synthetic marijuana.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Public Health Awards Announced for Contributions to State’s Drinking Water
  In celebration of Connecticut Drinking Water Week, the Department of Public Health (DPH) Drinking Water Section is recognizing Connecticut water operators for their outstanding contributions to the health and safety of the state’s drinking water.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
  The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is issuing its annual fish consumption advisory for fish caught in Connecticut waters. If I Catch It, Can I Eat It? A Guide to Safe Eating of Fish Caught in Connecticut, also provides advice on consuming sushi and commercial fish sold in grocery stores and restaurants.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
DEEP Asks Residents to Help Achieve Cleaner Air During National Air Quality Awareness Week
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) encourages you to change your habits to help reduce air pollution as part of National Air Quality Awareness week, which begins today, April 27.

Friday, April 24, 2015
State To Celebrates Earth Day with All Green Bonds (It's Relevant)
  State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier announced this week that her office plans to issue the first State of Connecticut all Green Bond issue next week to finance critical wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects statewide through the State’s Clean Water and Drinking Water Programs.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
State Program Receives Environmental Merit Award
  At a ceremony today in Boston, the state’s Child Day Care Screening Assessment for Environmental Risk (SAFER) program received an Environmental Merit Award from the Region 1 federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Connecticut Schools Receive Green Ribbon Honors from U.S. Department of Education (CT Dept. of Ed.)
  The State Department of Education today announced that four schools and one district from Connecticut are among the selected 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. The awardees named today are the Stamford Public Schools District, Greenwich’s Parkway Elementary School, Hartford’s Academy of Engineering and Green Technology, Stamford’s Rogers International School, and Westport’s Greens Farms Academy.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015
State Agencies Encourage Superintendents to Promote Healthy School Environments
  In recognition of National Healthy Schools Day on April 7th, the state is encouraging school superintendents to take steps to promote healthy environments in Connecticut schools.