DEEP: News Releases - 2006
News Releases - 2006
May
5/25/2006State Swimming Areas Open
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) this week began the summer seasonís state beach water quality monitoring program and all swimming areas will be open.
5/25/2006Charles Island And Duck Island Closed to Public
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that Charles Island in Milford and Duck Island in Westbrook will be closed to the public starting May 26 and continuing through September 9.
5/24/2006Nesting Shorebirds Need Special Protection Over Memorial Day Weekend
5/23/2006Governor Rell Announces Bank of America Donation of State Park Passes for Foster Families
5/20/2006Boater's Guide Artwork Selected
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) along with the Brookfield Arts Commission and The Friends of the Arts of Brookfield, Inc., announced the winner of the 2007 Connecticut Boaterís Guide Cover at a reception in the Brookfield Town Hall Gallery on Saturday, May 20, 2006.
5/19/2006Chatfield Hollow Boardwalk Rededicated
  The State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today rededicated the boardwalk in Chatfield Hollow State Park in memory of Paul F. Wildermann, a longtime DEP employee who designed and built the original boardwalk.
5/18/2006Connecticut Envirothon
  Some Connecticut high school students may not be interested in learning about the natural world around them, but those from Litchfield High School were extremely enthusiastic and well-informed.
5/18/2006Workshop on Niantic River Watershed
  The State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public workshop on Wednesday, May 31st open to anyone interested in the Niantic River and its watershed.
5/17/2006Grants Available for Tie-up Facilities
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking proposals from public and private agencies, marinas and other entities for the construction, renovation, and maintenance of public and private boating infrastructure tie-up facilities for transient, nontrailerable recreational boats 26 feet or larger.
5/16/2006Court Injunction Sought
  Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today asked a state Superior Court judge for an immediate injunction prohibiting Islander East from drilling test borings for its proposed natural gas pipeline between Branford and Long Island.
5/12/2006Branford Fishway
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Branford Land Trust (BLT) along with numerous federal, local, and non-profit partners will be dedicating the Supply Pondsí Fishway tomorrow in a ceremony at the Supply Pondsí dam on Short Rocks Road in Branford, CT.
5/12/2006Island East Needs Permit
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said today that Islander East must obtain a permit before proceeding with any test drilling in Long Island Sound along the contested route of that proposed pipeline.
5/6/2006Great Park Pursuit Kick-Off
  Families from across the state began an eight-week adventure today that will take them on a tour of Connecticut state parks and forests. These families joined Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Gina McCarthy to officially kick-off "The Great Park Pursuit Ė The Connecticut State Parks Family Adventure" at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Conn.
5/4/2006Montville Commons Agreement
  The state and developers have come to an agreement that will allow construction to proceed at Montville Commons, while ensuring all environmental and safety concerns at the site are addressed.
5/3/20062006 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey Results