DEEP: News Releases - 2009
News Releases - 2009
November
11/30/2009Winter Star Gazing Program at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  As part of the Osborne Homestead Museum’s Wonders of Nature holiday tours, a special star gazing program will take place on Saturday, December 12, at the Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby.
11/24/2009DEP Administrative Offices Closed Thursday and Friday
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that all of its administrative offices will be closed on Thursday November 26, 2009 and Friday November 27, 2009 as a result of a state furlough day Friday and the celebration of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday.
11/18/2009The Connecticut DEP Announces Holiday Festivities at Two State Parks
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced special holiday season displays at Gillette Castle State Park, East Haddam, and Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby.
11/17/2009DEP Announces Settlements with CRRA and Covanta for Air Emissions Violations at Plants in Wallingford and Hartford
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reached settlements with the Connecticut Resource Recovery Authority (CRRA) and Covanta for cases involving air emissions violations at trash-to-energy plants in Wallingford and Hartford that will improve operating procedures at these facilities and provide funding for new municipal recycling initiatives.  Covanta operates both facilities under contract with CRRA.
11/17/2009Fifth Connecticut Statewide Forest Forum: Connecticut Forests in a Changing World – from Global to Local
  The 5th annual Connecticut Statewide Forest Forum will be held on Tuesday, November 24 at the University of Connecticut Rome Ballroom in Storrs.
11/13/2009Governor Rell: State Preparing Now For Increased Future Use of Electric Vehicles
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that she has issued an Executive Order that will help the state lead the way in transitioning to cleaner, quieter electric-powered vehicles by ensuring that Connecticut has the infrastructure, power grid and policies to accommodate this emerging mode of transportation and the “green” economic sector to support it.
11/12/2009CT DEP Increases Deer Harvest Quotas to Control Deer Population Growth
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the deer hunting season bag limit has been increased in some parts of the state for the upcoming 2009 deer hunting season.
11/10/2009Glastonbury Shooting Range Extends Operating Hours for Deer Hunters Reservations Not Required
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that weekend shooting hours have been extended at the Glastonbury Shooting Range, Glastonbury to accommodate Connecticut’s deer hunters as they prepare for the opening of the general firearms deer hunting season on November 18, 2009.
11/9/2009DEP Seeks Pre-Proposals for Clean Vessel Act Funding for New Marine Sewage Disposal Facilities for the 2011 Boating Season
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced its intent to apply for annual Federal Clean Vessel Act (CVA) funding to provide federally funded matching grants for qualifying projects that provide boat sewage disposal facilities.
11/5/2009CT DEP Announces Maple Syrup Production Fundamentals Course to be Offered at Goodwin Conservation Center
  Want to try your hand at making maple syrup? Beginning December 2, a 3-part course on becoming a maple sugarmaker will be offered at the Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center, Hampton.
11/3/2009The CT DEP Announces Programs at Osborne Homestead Museum and Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announces upcoming programs at the Osborne Homestead Museum & Kellogg Environmental Center, located at 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT.