DEEP: News Releases - 2006
News Releases - 2006
July
7/31/2006CT DEP to Hold "Flare Day" in Old Lyme
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold "Flare Day" for Connecticut boaters at the DEP Marine Headquarters dock, 333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, on Saturday, August 5, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon. Under the direction of DEP boating safety professionals, boaters will have an opportunity to practice hands-on "live fire" of visual distress flares and other safety devices. Spectators are also invited.
7/31/2006CT DEP Receives National Recognition for Inland Wetlands DVD
  The Connecticut Department of Environment Protection (DEP) in partnership with Middlesex Community College today announced that the recently completed "Connecticut Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act" interactive training DVD has won a bronze "Telly" award in a national competition.
7/28/2006Arrest at Black Rock State Park
  Robert Green, 45, of Wolcott was arrested Saturday at Black Rock State Park, Thomaston, on charges of Breach of Peace, Public Indecency and Risk of Injury to a Minor.
7/26/2006EPA’s Ocean-Going Research Vessel Visits New London, Connecticut
  EPA’s New England regional office and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are offering the media and the public a free open house tour of EPA’s Ocean Survey Vessel "Bold," Friday July 28, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Fort Trumbull State Park, 90 Walbach Street, New London, CT.
7/26/2006Multi-Agency Shoreline Study of Pawcatuck River
  The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection announce that during the week of July 31, the two agencies will join forces in a study designed to characterize bacteria problems in the Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay.
7/22/2006Colchester Man Arrested for Assaulting EnCon Officer
  A 22-year-old Colchester man is being held on a variety of charges resulting from his efforts to resist arrest early Saturday morning for illegally operating an ATV on a public highway.
7/19/2006New Driector of the Office of Long Island Sound Programs
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that Brian Thompson, of Wallingford, has been named Director of DEP’s Office of Long Island Sound Programs (OLISP).
7/18/2006Field Archery Range Improvements Completed
  The Department of Environmental Protection today announced completion of major repairs to the field archery range located in the Nye Holman State Forest in Tolland, Connecticut. The range improvement effort was completed in June by Eagle Scout candidate Jarod Swanson, in partial fulfillment of scouting’s highest rank of achievement.
7/17/2006DEP To Hold Public Information Meetings and Hearings on A Proposed Amendment to the State’s Solid Waste Management Plan
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection today announced it will hold a series of public information meetings and hearings for discussion of a major amendment to the state’s solid waste management plan – the first major amendment since 1991.
7/17/2006Drowning at Miller’s Pond State Park in Haddam/Durham
  A fifteen year old boy was pronounced dead this afternoon after being taken from the water at Miller’s Pond State Park in Haddam/Durham.
7/17/2006Boaters Arrested on Connecticut River
  Three men were arrested by Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) officers on Saturday, July 15, 2006, on the lower Connecticut River and charged with boating under the influence.
7/15/2006Drowning at Black Rock State Park
  A thirteen year old boy was pronounced dead this afternoon after being taken from the water at Black Rock State Park, Watertown.
7/13/2006Connecticut State Parks Offer Summer Fun For Everyone
7/12/2006Governor Rell Announces Connecticut’s Third No Discharge Area
7/12/2006Connecticut’s Coastal Beach Monitoring Program Gets $223,370 Boost From EPA
7/5/2006Governor Rell Officially Reopens Kent Falls State Park Trail after Completion of $1.1 Million Improvement Project