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Five Hydroelectric Dams On Conn. River Up For Relicensing
Monday, 10/01/12
By Charlotte Albright
It's not often that members of the public are invited inside a large hydroelectric facility. But that's what's happening this fall at five big dams on the Connecticut River. It's all part of a process of environmental reviews and meetings to help federal regulators decide whether to renew licenses for the dams.
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Big Turnout Expected For River Cleanup
Monday, 09/24/12
More than 1,800 volunteers have registered to head out on foot and by boat next weekend to pick up trash and debris along the Connecticut River and its tributaries in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
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Watershed Council: Yankee Discharge Is Too Hot For Fish
Thursday, 08/30/12
By John Dillon
An environmental group says a recent study of thermal pollution in the Connecticut River shows that Vermont Yankee has, at times, heated up the water to unacceptable levels. The Connecticut River Watershed Council wants the nuclear plant to change its operations in order to protect migrating fish.
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Republican U.S. Senate Debate
Wednesday, 08/15/12
By Jane Lindholm
Brooke Paige and John MacGovern, Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, debate the issues and State Representative David Deen on what the future holds for a program to re-introduce Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River watershed. 
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Vt. Yankee: Radioactive Tritium That Reached Connecticut River Poses No Public Threat
Wednesday, 12/21/11
By John Dillon
Vermont Yankee has confirmed that radioactive tritium has reached the Connecticut River from its site in Vernon. The material was first discovered leaking into groundwater two years ago, and the nuclear power plant says that the levels are well below those set for drinking water.
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After Irene: Fish And Habitat Need Time To Recover
Thursday, 09/22/11
By Jane Lindholm
Irene's floodwaters took a toll on Vermont's fish populations, and wildlife officials are assessing mortality rates and the changes to habitat.
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Casting A Look At The Conn. River
Wednesday, 08/24/11
By Jane Lindholm
Broadcasting from the banks of the Connecticut River at the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont, we look at the river's history, health, geology, energy generation and recreational opportunities.
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Seven Firms Vie To Appraise Dams
Tuesday, 12/15/09
Seven firms are competing to appraise the value of eight hydroelectric dams on the Connecticut and Deerfield rivers in Vermont and New Hampshire.
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Contest aims to draw people closer to a river
Thursday, 10/08/09
A group of river enthusiasts is trying to draw people closer to a river in an unusual way. As part of a collaboration with Northeast public radio stations, WFCR's Jill Kaufman reports on a Connecticut River song-writing contest.
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Volunteers from Vt, NH sought for river cleanup
Tuesday, 08/04/09
Volunteers in Vermont and New Hampshire are being sought to help clean up the Connecticut River.
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