NIANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old boy was taken to a hospital after he fell against a Dutch oven his family was using to cook breakfast at a campsite in Connecticut.
State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman Dennis Schain says police reported the boy suffered moderate burns not considered life-threatening at Rocky Neck State Park on Saturday in Niantic.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's state budget may be in limbo, yet there's still enough money to keep the 109 parks open this summer, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
"Given that we do bring in revenues, the parks can operate as they are through Labor Day," department spokesman Dennis Schain said.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut environmental authorities have identified a New York boater who died after he was pulled from the waters of Long Island Sound in the Stamford Harbor.
State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman Dennis Schain said Monday that Jose Diaz, of Harrison, New York, was among several people aboard a 38-foot cabin cruiser that was nearing the docks Saturday night. He was last seen on the rear swim platform of the vessel.
GRANBY, Conn. (AP) — State officials say a Massachusetts teenager was injured when he slipped and fell at a waterfall at Enders State Forest in Connecticut.
State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman Dennis Schain says the 17-year-old fell about 10 feet on Friday. He suffered injuries to the face that aren't considered life-threatening.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut energy officials are abandoning a review of pipeline proposals to bring more natural gas into the state and the region.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are still awaiting the results of water and soil sediment tests taken after an estimated 300 gallons of chemicals spilled into the Quinnipiac (KWIHN'-ih-pee-ak) River in Southington.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — State officials plan to remove tens of millions of dollars' worth of art work from Connecticut's Old State House, which has been closed to the public amid the state's budget problems.
Dennis Schain, a spokesman for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, says the agency does not have the financial resources to make sure the art can remain safe and in the proper climate-controlled environment.