DEEP: News Releases - 2009
News Releases - 2009
August
8/31/2009Connecticut DEP and Connecticut Forest & Park
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) announce a program on “Invasive Plants” scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, 2009 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center, Hampton, CT.
8/28/2009Governor Rell Announces $1,148,814 Federal Grant
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that Connecticut has received $1,148,814 in federal funds for 17 projects across the state to expand and improve trails for hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing and other recreational activities.
8/27/2009DEP Reminds State Park Visitors that Fewer Lifeguards on Duty
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today reminded state residents and out of state visitors that with summer winding down and many lifeguards going back to school there are fewer of them on duty at state swimming areas.
8/25/2009State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus in Old Lyme
  The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in Old Lyme on August 13, 2009 have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).
8/24/2009EPA’s Ocean-Going Research Vessel Visits New London
  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are offering the public a free open house tour of EPA’s Ocean Research Vessel “Bold,” on Thursday, August 27, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Fort Trumbull State Park, 90 Walbach Street, New London, CT.
8/24/2009Connecticut DEP and Friends of Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Friends of Harkness Memorial State Park, Waterford have announced that the restoration of the historic Lord and Burnham Greenhouse is underway.
8/21/2009UConn, DEP Website Provides Innovative Ways to Explore Long Island Sound
  The University of Connecticut, in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP,) has enhanced a dynamic website that allows users to explore Long Island Sound with state-of-the-art oceanic technology and a host of new video programs.
8/19/2009Beacon Point Marine Receives Recognition as a "Connecticut Clean Marina"
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today recognized Beacon Point Marine, Greenwich as the fifteenth recreational boating facility in Connecticut to be certified as a “Connecticut Clean Marina.”
8/18/2009State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus in Cromwell
  The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in Cromwell on August 6, 2009 have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).
8/17/2009Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Forecasts Unhealthy
  Beginning this afternoon, Monday, August 17, 2009 through Tuesday, August 18, 2009, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is forecasting unhealthy air quality due to elevated concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution for Connecticut.
8/13/2009State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus in Darien
  The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in Darien on July 30, 2009 have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).
8/12/2009Connecticut DEP Encon Police Make Arrest in July Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Environmental Conservation Police today announced that it has charged Thomas Assheton (DOB – 8/1/73) of Bethel with Reckless Operation of a Vessel in the first degree while Under the Influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs in connection with a July 19, 2009 boating accident on Candlewood Lake.
8/12/2009The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Friends of Sherwood Island State Park Celebrate Opening of New Nature Center
  A successful public-private partnership between the CT DEP and Friends
8/10/2009Governor Rell: Youth Workers of CT Conservation Corps
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that more than two dozen young men and women are helping spruce up state parks and beaches as part of the Governor’s Connecticut Conservation Corps pilot program, which is funded with federal stimulus dollars.
8/5/2009Goodwin State Forest Conservation Education Center 2009 Environmental Programs
  Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and Connecticut Forest & Park Association Announce A Program on “Butterflies & Bees –Connecticut’s Pollinators” at Goodwin State Forest, Hampton
8/4/2009State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus in Greenwich
  The State Mosquito Management Program today announced that mosquitoes trapped in Greenwich on July 27, 2009 have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV)