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New state agency on climate change preparation to be at Avery Point

Jan 21st, 2014 | By

The state is using a $2.5 million settlement of a water pollution lawsuit to create a new agency at the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus that will help municipalities, businesses and homeowners determine the best methods to protect their properties against what the state says are rising seas and more frequent severe storms caused by climate change.

Avery Point scientist a global leader in mercury research

Sep 26th, 2011 | By

If mercury were a character in a mystery novel, professor William Fitzgerald would be the tenacious and brilliant Sherlock Holmes figure, relentlessly pursuing a villain who is both fascinating and dangerous. Volatile and toxic, the element that sits beside gold on the periodic table has lured Fitzgerald to remote Pacific Islands, to the tops of

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