DEEP: xxxNews Releases - 2007
xxxNews Releases - 2007
January
1/31/2007DEP Launches New Website
  The DEP today announced the launching of its new website that offers more detailed and complete information about agency programs and initiatives and other environmental issues.
1/29/2007DEP Announces Results of RFP for Projects Aimed at Restoring Natural Resources in the Housatonic River Basin
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it received 92 proposals in response to its Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects in the Housatonic River Basin.
1/26/2007Thompson Together Environment Committee Recognized for Environmental Contributions in Connecticut
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) last night presented its GreenCircle Award to the Thompson Together Environment Committee, Thompson, for outstanding volunteer environmental projects that have improved the quality of the environment and increased environmental awareness in the State of Connecticut.
1/24/2007Ecolab to Pay $583,000 in Penalties and Correct Violations Concerning Improper Application and Control of Pesticides
  The DEP today announced a major settlement with Ecolab under which the company will pay $583,000 in fines and penalties and take steps to bring its use of pesticides into compliance with state law.
1/22/2007Volunteer for Wildlife
  Do you have time to volunteer for the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Wildlife Division? Are you interested in learning about wildlife and teaching what you have learned to others?
1/14/2007Governor Rell Encourages Families to Visit State Parks During Winter Months
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today encouraged Connecticut residents to visit Connecticut's State Parks and Forests over the winter months.
1/10/2007Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice Family Festival
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is co-sponsoring the 11th annual festival honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice.
1/8/2007Thirteen State Lifguards Receive Honors for Saving Lives
  Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Gina McCarthy today recognized the life saving actions performed this past summer by 13 Connecticut State Park Lifeguards.
1/8/2007Victim's Name Released in Sunday Boating Accident on Twin Lakes in Salisbury
  The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today said that the victim of the boating accident Sunday on Twin Lakes in Salisbury was Zdzislaw Skorski, 52, of Hillcrest Ave, New Britain.
1/7/2007New Britain Man Pronounced Dead After Accident on Twin Lakes
  A 52-year old New Britain man was pronounced dead at Sharon Hospital today after the boat he was fishing in on Twin Lakes in Salisbury capsized and tossed him overboard.
1/5/2007DEP Announces Deer Reduction at Bluff Point in Groton
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that eleven deer will be culled from the Bluff Point Reserve (BCPR) in Groton by biologists from the DEP's Wildlife Division as part of the ongoing efforts to maintain the ecological balance at the Reserve.
1/5/2007Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Boating Safety Regulations Take Effect
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that new regulations regarding boating safety - recently approved by the Legislative Regulation Review Committee - went into effect on January 3,2007.
1/4/2007New Haven Youngsters Recycle Oil Drums Into Trash Receptacles
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will unveil three trash receptacles created from recycled 55-gallon oil drums on Friday, January 5, 2007 at 3:30 p.m. at 660 Winchester Avenue, New Haven.