DEEP: News Releases - 2006
News Releases - 2006
February
2/24/2006DEP Announces Deer Herd Reduction Completed at Bluff Point
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Boating Division in cooperation with ConnYak, the City of New Haven Department of Parks and Recreation, and the US Coast Guard will present an afternoon of safe paddling demonstrations and information sessions on Saturday March 4th at the Conte/West Hills Magnet School, 511 Chapel Street, New Haven from 12 noon to 4 PM.
2/24/2006Governor Rell Announces $208 Million for Clean Water Fund Local Sewer Projects
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Boating Division in cooperation with ConnYak, the City of New Haven Department of Parks and Recreation, and the US Coast Guard will present an afternoon of safe paddling demonstrations and information sessions on Saturday March 4th at the Conte/West Hills Magnet School, 511 Chapel Street, New Haven from 12 noon to 4 PM.
2/21/2006Paddle Smart Safety Event
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Boating Division in cooperation with ConnYak, the City of New Haven Department of Parks and Recreation, and the US Coast Guard will present an afternoon of safe paddling demonstrations and information sessions on Saturday March 4th at the Conte/West Hills Magnet School, 511 Chapel Street, New Haven from 12 noon to 4 PM.
2/17/2006DEP to Hold Public Informational Meeting on Housatonic River Basin Natural Resources Restoration Project
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the next steps in the Housatonic River Basin Natural Resources Restoration Project.
2/15/2006Connecticut Making Progress Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  In an annual report to the General Assembly, the Governor’s Steering Committee on Climate Change (GSC) says Connecticut made "major strides" in addressing the issue of climate change during 2005 and is on track to meet the state’s goal of reducing harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 10 percent below 1990 levels by the year 2020.
2/10/2006Attorney General, DEP Commissioner Announce $500,000 Settlement With Company That Operated Illegal Dump
  Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Gina McCarthy today announced that Davis Tree & Logging, LLC, and its owner Peter T. Davis III will pay $500,000 to settle a lawsuit charging the company operated an illegal dump in Bethel.
2/8/2006Celebrate Charles Darwin’s Birthday During School Vacation Week at Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announces a series of special programs in honor of Charles Darwin’s 197th birthday scheduled for school vacation week, February 21 – 24, 2006.
2/6/2006Connecticut DEP Releases Clean Car Incentive Plan
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reported to the General Assembly that it is important to continue addressing the critical issue of climate change by encouraging consumers to buy "clean" vehicles – but it will be challenging to use the current sales tax system to provide incentives for the purchase of automobiles that emit lower levels of Greenhouse Gases (GHG).
2/2/2006Tracking Workshop at Sessions Woods WMA in Burlington
  This year’s “Winter Tracking Workshop,” sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection’s Wildlife Division, will take place at the Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area on February 26, at 1:00 p.m
2/1/2006DEP Announces Federal Approval of State Wildlife Conservation Strategy
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced federal approval of a new state Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy (CWCS) aimed at reversing the decline of wildlife populations and the loss of key habitats in Connecticut.