DEEP: News Releases - 2010
News Releases - 2010
March
3/25/2010Prohibition on the taking of alewife and blueback herring from Connecticut waters extended for another year
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the prohibition on the taking of alewives and blueback herring from most inland and marine waters of the State of Connecticut has been extended for another year.
3/25/2010DEP 2010 Preseason Trout Stocking Well Underway
  Find your rods, dust off your lures, check your waders, and get ready for opening day of trout fishing season.
3/17/2010Water, Wings, & Fire – The Connecticut DEP Invites all to attend important safety event
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is hosting a free, fun and family-oriented boating safety event this Saturday (March 20) on the grounds of the Connecticut Fire Academy, 34 Perimeter Rd., Windsor Locks, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
3/15/2010Connecticut DEP Announces Return of the Great Park Pursuit
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced the opening of registration for the Great Park Pursuit, an interactive game that takes families traveling around the state participating in outdoor activities and competing for prizes by visiting state parks and forests.
3/15/2010$11,000 Settlement Announced for Illegal Excavation of Contaminated Soil in Stratford
  Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced today a businessman will pay the state more than $11,000 in clean up costs and penalties for defying state and federal bans on excavating heavily contaminated soil at his Stratford property.
3/12/2010Connecticut DEP and U.S. EPA-New England Announce Great Park Pursuit and Earth Day 40 Programs for 2010
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Amey Marrella and U.S. EPA-New England Administrator Curt Spalding today announced the opening of registration for the Great Park Pursuit and plans for Connecticut’s celebration of the 40th Earth Day.
3/11/2010April Happenings at Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill
  Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill is host to family activities throughout the month of April.
3/11/2010Gov. Rell Says More than 130 Municipal Leaders to Participate In First Municipal Summit on Climate Change
  Governor M. Jodi Rell said today that Connecticut will hold its first ever “Municipal Summit on Climate Action” this Saturday to support efforts of cities and towns to address climate change.
3/9/2010DEP Holding Open Forums to Discuss Regulations Concerning Possession of Wild Animals
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has scheduled three open forums on proposed changes to the rules governing the importation, possession and liberation of wild animals.
3/5/2010Workshops Scheduled to Help State’s Lodges Go “Green” to Save Money and Build Business
  Three workshops have been scheduled to help operators of Connecticut’s hotels, motels, inns and bed-and-breakfasts learn how to reduce operating costs and gain a marketing advantage by going “green.”