DEEP: News Releases - 2008
News Releases - 2008
November
11/28/2008CT DEP Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) Arrest Three Bristol Men For Illegal Deer Hunting And Killing A Dog In Watertown
  Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) along with officers from the Connecticut State Police and Watertown Police Department responded to a report of a dog beign shot and killed by a hunter in a lot off of Plungis Road in Watertown Thursday morning.
11/28/2008CT DEP ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION POLICE (ENCON POLICE) ARREST THREE BRISTOL MEN FOR ILLEGAL DEER HUNTING AND KILLING A DOG IN WATERTOWN
  Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) along with officers from the Connecticut State Police and Watertown Police Department responded to a report of a dog being shot and killed by a hunter in a lot off of Plungis Road in Watertown Thursday morning.
11/26/2008DEP Environmental Conservation Police Arrest New Milford Men Two Charged With Several Hunting Violations
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) arrested two New Milford men on several hunting charges today after an investigation into a hunting complaint in the town of Washington, Connecticut.
11/25/2008Governor Rell Announces $10.2 Million In Open Space Grants To 29 Communities
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced $10.2 million in grants to help purchase or preserve approximately 2,440 acres of open space in 29 cities and towns across Connecticut.
11/21/2008Governor Rell: EPA Power Plant Rule Change Would Threaten Quality Of State's Air, Public Health
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced she has persuaded all of the other New England Governors - Democrat and Republican alike - to join her in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to change a rule easing requirements for pollution control devices on electric power plants.
11/19/2008Gillette Castle State Park Decked Out In Holiday Finery Holiday Tours From Nov. 29 To Dec. 21
  This Holiday season Gillette Castle will be adorned for the William Gillette Holiday Celebration and open for tours from Nov. 29 through Dec. 21.
11/18/2008Governor Rell And Governor Patrick Announce Collaborative Effort To Protect Habitat On The Connecticut-Massachusetts Border
  Connecicut Governor M. Jodi Rell and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today announced the preservation of approximately 450 acres of land straddling the Connecticut and Massachusetts border.
11/15/2008Great Grandpa Of The Movies "The Victorian Christmas Magic-Lantern Show!" Coming To Gillette Castle
  Get ready to travel back in time--with a Magic-Lantern Show.
11/14/2008DEP Marks America Recycles Day By Joining Electronics Challenge Focus Is On Sound Purchase And Operation Of Electronic Equipment
  To help mark America Recycles Day, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has joined the Northeast States Electronics Challenge to reduce the environmental impact of electronics products that it purchases, uses and neeeds to replace.
11/5/2008Mosquito Trapping Ends For The Season
  The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that statewide mosquito trapping and testing has concluded for the year and reported mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile Virus in 26 cities and towns, nearly twice the number of communities from 2007.
11/3/2008Shorebirds And Horseshoe Crabs A Very Old Story That Tests Our Conservation Instincts
  The Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society, in cooperation with the Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP's) Kellogg Environmental Center, will host an informative presentation on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby, Connecticut.