DEEP: News Releases - 2009
News Releases - 2009
February
2/20/2009The Connecticut Department Of Environmental Protection Announces On-Line Registration Now Available For The 2009 Municipal Inland Wetland Commissioners Training Program
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that on-line registration is available now for the 2009 Municipal Inland Wetland Commissioners Training Program.
2/20/2009DEP Arrests Rhode Island Man For Illegal Possession Of Lobsters
  On Sunday, February 15, 2009, Connecticut DEP EnCon police acting on information received by Rhode Island Environmental Police arrested the owner of the Fishing Vessel "Ashley Marie".
2/20/2009Governor Rell And DEP Commissioner Gina McCarthy Honor Environmental Conservation Police Officers
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today recognized twenty-one of its Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Officers for outstanding performance and service to the State of Connecticut.
2/19/2009Governor Rell And U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney: Stonington Parcel To Be Protected
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced the state's plan to purchase and protect as open space, a 48-acre parcel of land in the town of Stonington that will expand the adjacent Barn Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA).
2/18/2009New London Youth Convert Oil Drums Into Colorful Trash Receptacles
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Justice Program in cooperation with Oil Drum Art, Inc. and Kente Cultural Center will celebrate completion of a 12-week after school program where youngsters from New London learned about the environment through their art work.
2/13/2009DEP Announces Trophy Fish Award Ceremony
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be hosting the 'First Annual Trophy Fish Award Ceremony' at the Northeast Fishing and Hunting Expo in the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford at 6 PM on Friday, February 13, 2009.
2/10/2009Governor Rell Promotes Plan For CT Conservation Corps To Put People To Work And Tackle Environmental Projects
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today toured the site of a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp in the 1930s to highlight her proposal to put people to work through a modern-day Connecticut Conservation Corps.
2/3/2009Governor Rell's Executive Order No. 23 Establishes Blueprint For Green Collar Job Creation
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced she has issued an executive order that establishes guidelines to train and develop Connecticut's green collar workforce, one that will meet the neeeds of the growing clean energy business sector, attract new investments and help ensure a healthier environment for future generations.
2/3/2009The Connecticut Department Of Environmental Protection Announces Fourth Annual Climate Change Leadership Awards Program
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has launced the 2009 Climate Change Leadership Awards Program.