DEEP: News Releases - 2010
News Releases - 2010
February
2/24/2010DEP Announces Trophy Fish Award Ceremony
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be hosting the ‘Second Annual Trophy Fish Award Ceremony’ at the Northeast Fishing and Hunting Expo in the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday February 27, 2010.
2/23/2010Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police Arrest Shelton Man for Illegal Hunting
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) have arrested a Shelton man on several charges of illegal hunting in the town of Shelton.
2/23/2010CT DEP Revokes Commercial Pesticide License
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has revoked the commercial pesticide supervisor certification of Kenneth Bode, doing business as CPC, LLC and Curly’s Pest Control of East Haven for violating pesticide label requirements and industry standards relating to termite treatments.
2/20/2010Governor Rell: Stimulus-Funded Projects for Drinking Water, Sewer Upgrades Underway
  Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced today that work has commenced on schedule on $68 million in federally funded upgrades for public drinking water and wastewater treatment for cities and towns around the state.
2/19/2010Connecticut’s Nitrogen Trading Program Receives New England Water Environment Association Award
  The Nitrogen Credit Advisory Board and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently received an award for Connecticut’s nitrogen trading program from the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA).
2/19/2010$1.8 Million Settlement Announced with Industrial Laundry Company for Harmful Emissions
  Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Amey Marrella announced today a $1.8 million settlement with an industrial laundry facility for emitting toxic substances that threatened public health.
2/17/2010DEP Hearing Officer Recommends Approval of Water Discharge Permit Renewal for Millstone
  A Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) hearing officer today recommended that the agency renew the water discharge permit for Millstone Power Station with requirements that the plant operator take steps to better protect aquatic life and conduct an assessment of alternatives to the current water cooling system.
2/16/2010Governor Rell Announces Grants for Urban Forestry Projects
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that 13 municipalities and non-profit organizations will receive America the Beautiful grants to show their commitment to urban forestry.
2/14/2010Governor Rell Announces New, Online System for Reporting, Monitoring Vital Clean Air Data
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that the state Department of Environmental Protection is launching a new, state-of-the-art online system for power plants, factories and other facilities to report their emissions data electronically.
2/4/2010School Vacation Week Programs at Dinosaur State Park
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill will sponsor a series of programs for families during February school vacation week.
2/4/2010Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police Arrest Plainville Man for Illegal Trapping
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) have arrested a Plainville man on numerous charges of illegal trapping in the town of Avon.
2/3/2010Governor Rell and Amtrak Announce Expanded Shore Line East Service to New London Additional Roundtrip to Begin February 16
  Governor M. Jodi Rell and Amtrak today announced that expanded commuter rail service to New London on Shore Line East will begin Tuesday, February 16, 2010.
2/3/2010DEP Announces Fourth Annual “Winter Festival” at Burr Pond State Park, Torrington
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) No Child Left Inside® initiative continues this winter with the fourth annual “Winter Festival” at Burr Pond State Park, Torrington.
2/1/2010Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police Arrest Illegal Trapper
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) have arrested a Burlington man on numerous charges related to allegations of illegal trapping in the town of Winchester.
2/1/2010CT DEP Announces “Forest Resource” Roundtables in February and March
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that a series of “Forest Resource” Roundtables will be held during February and March.