DEEP: News Releases - 2006
News Releases - 2006
9/29/2006DEP EnCon Police Arrest Danbury Man For Trapping And Firearms Violations
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police on September 22nd served an arrest warrant for Charles Flanagan Jr., age 34 of 6 Hillcrest Rd, Danbury for Criminal Trespass 3rd degree, Trapping Without a License, Trapping on Private Land Without Landowners Permission, Trapping Without Displaying the Owner’s Name on Traps (5 counts) and Traps Illegally Set Above Water-level (2 counts).
9/27/2006Fall Trout Stocking
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the beginning of autumn trout stocking. From now through late October, DEP expects to release nearly 44,000 trout into twenty-seven lakes and ponds, ten Trout Parks, and twenty-two rivers and streams.
9/27/2006New Personal Watercraft Regulations
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that beginning on October 1, 2006, new legislation goes into effect prohibiting a passenger from riding in front of the operator of a personal watercraft (PWC). In addition, it prohibits any passenger from riding on a PWC behind the operator unless the passenger is able to securely hold on to the person in front of them or to the watercraft’s handholds and keep both feet on the personal watercraft’s deck to maintain balance while it operates.
9/22/2006New DVD for Municipalities
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today hosted a "movie premiere" – to debut a special DVD that provides information for municipalities interested in learning more about organic land care.
9/22/2006Fall Foliage Website
  With the first official day of autumn this weekend, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Fall Foliage website is up and running.
9/21/2006National Hunting and Fishing Day Observed in Connecticut on September 23
9/13/2006Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Open September 15
  With the start of the fall archery hunting season later this week, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reminds sportsmen to take precautions against mosquito-borne viruses when they are outdoors.
9/8/2006DEP Enters into Consent Order with Clean Harbors of Connecticut
9/7/2006State Reschedules Ground-level Spraying in Parts of New Haven and West Haven
  The Connecticut Mosquito Management Program today announced that the spraying for mosquito control in a limited wooded area along the West River that was previously scheduled for September 5, 2006 but postponed due to weather will be conducted on Thursday, September 7, 2006.
9/6/2006Connecticut DEP, DPH and MDC Promote Environmentally Friendly Portable Gas Cans in Hartford
9/5/2006State Postpones Ground-level Mosquito Spraying
9/5/2006DEP Says Work will Continue Wednesday to Clean Up Styrene Spilled in Truck Rollover
9/1/2006Plans Finalized for Ground-level Mosquito Spraying