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Blizzard hammers Northeast, nine dead, 700,000 lose power

Reuters: The U.S. Northeast started digging itself out of a blizzard that dumped up to 40 inches of snow with hurricane force winds, killing at least nine people and leaving about half a million customers without power Continue reading

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Blizzard wallops Northeast, closes roads

Reuters: A blizzard continued to pummel the Northeastern United States on Saturday, disrupting thousands of flights, shutting down roads and mass transit and blanketing the region with heavy snowfall. Hundreds of thousands of people lost power, with more than 200,000 reported outages in Massachusetts, more than 100,000 in Rhode Island, and 30,000 in Connecticut, according to local utilities. Continue reading

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Rapid Thinning of Glaciers Seen After Collapse of Antarctic Ice Shelf

Yale Environment 360: NASA has released satellite photos that vividly depict the precipitous thinning and retreat of two Antarctic glaciers following the disintegration of the Larsen B Ice Shelf. Continue reading

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Rapid Thinning of Glaciers Seen After Collapse of Antarctic Ice Shelf

Yale Environment 360: NASA has released satellite photos that vividly depict the precipitous thinning and retreat of two Antarctic glaciers following the disintegration of the Larsen B Ice Shelf. Continue reading

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Days after the storm, many are still in the dark

New York Times: First came the roaring winds and drenching rain, followed by devastating floods. Now, for four straight days, darkness and disconnect. Continue reading

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EPA ratchets down radiation samples in milk, water

Associated Press: The Environmental Protection Agency has ratcheted down the nation’s radiation monitoring program for rain, drinking water and milk in response to a consistent drop in the levels of fallout detected in the wake of the Japanese nuclear crisis. Continue reading

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EPA ratchets down radiation samples in milk, water

Associated Press: The Environmental Protection Agency has ratcheted down the nation’s radiation monitoring program for rain, drinking water and milk in response to a consistent drop in the levels of fallout detected in the wake of the Japanese nuclear crisis. Extremely low amounts of radioactive iodine showed up in milk sampled in California, Colorado, Connecticut and Massachusetts over the last two weeks, but agency officials said Friday the levels were so miniscule they were not harmful to public health. A… Continue reading

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Species from other climes invading state

GreenWichTime: Animals from tropical waters have been showing up in Connecticut waterways, while cold-loving creatures, like lobsters, are becoming more scarce. Continue reading

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Energy use is up in the state, report shows

CT Post: Animals from tropical waters have been showing up in Connecticut waterways and cold-loving creatures, like lobsters, are becoming more scarce. Continue reading

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