DEEP: News Releases - 2011
News Releases - 2011
September
9/15/2011States Question Federal Incentives For Utility Transmission Construction
  Attorney General George Jepsen and the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority are challenging multi-million dollar “incentives” ordered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – at the expense of utility ratepayers -- for the construction of new, high-voltage electric transmission facilities.
9/7/2011Connecticut Hunting and Fishing Appreciation Day to Be Held at Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area on September 24
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), in conjunction with the Friends of Sessions Woods, will host a FREE day of outdoor activities on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at the Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area and Education Center in Burlington, to celebrate the contributions that hunters and anglers have made to the conservation of Connecticut's natural resources.
9/6/2011Top Environmental Officials Announce Action Agenda to Restore and Protect Long Island Sound
  Top officials responsible for the health of the Long Island Sound from the two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regions, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection today announced a blueprint for coordinated actions to be taken through 2013 to protect and restore Long Island Sound.
9/4/2011Name of Housatonic River Victim Released
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) said today that the kayaker pronounced dead Saturday evening after he went into the waters of the Housatonic River was Kenneth C. Wallace, 54, of Klarman Court, Huntington Station, Long Island, N.Y.