DEEP: News Releases - 2012
News Releases - 2012
October
10/31/2012CT DEEP Re-opens Ten State Parks and Forests
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reports that ten state parks and forests have now re-opened.
10/31/2012CT DEEP Announces Four State Parks and Forests Have Re-opened
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announces that four state parks and forests have re-opened today, October 31, 2012.
10/29/2012Severe Flooding Could Lead to Drinking Water and Sewage Concerns
  The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is warning residents of health concerns associated with flood water and that severe flooding has the potential to contaminate drinking water sources and lead to sewage back-ups in homes.
10/26/2012DEEP Says State Parks to Close Monday As a Result of Storm; Courtesy Docks at Boat Launches Also Being Removed
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today that all state parks will be closed starting Monday, until further notice, due to the approaching storm.
10/18/2012DEEP and Friends and Neighbors of Putnam Memorial State Park Announce Family Day
  Join Revolutionary War re-enactors at Putnam Memorial State Park, Redding on Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm – a one day event to celebrate the 234th Anniversary of the Revolutionary War camps in Redding.
10/17/2012New 10-Year Forest Management Plan Completed for Goodwin State Forest
  The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection recently announced the completion of a new 10-year management plan for the Goodwin State Forest in Hampton and Chaplin.
10/17/2012DEEP Offers Fall Outdoor Safety Tips
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is offering fall outdoor safety tips for outdoor enthusiasts.
10/16/2012Connecticut’s Second E-House Opens at Torrington’s Oliver Wolcott Tech
  The Connecticut Technical High School System, in partnership with Energize Connecticut, today announced the opening of the state’s second E-House at Oliver Wolcott Technical High School in Torrington.
10/10/2012Volunteers Needed for Bird Research Projectat the Kellogg Environmental Center
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is recruiting volunteers to participate in Project FeederWatch and to maintain bird feeding stations and bluebird boxes.
10/9/2012Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Annouce Fall Family Programs at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announce the following programs in October designed for children and their families.
10/9/2012DEEP Announces Opening Days of Upcoming Fall Firearms Hunting Seasons
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced the Opening Days of the upcoming fall firearms hunting seasons.
10/5/2012Gov. Malloy: Comprehensive Energy Strategy will Create Jobs, Give Consumers More Choice, and Protect the Environment - Goal is Cheaper, Cleaner and More Reliable Energy for Our State
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today unveiled a draft comprehensive energy strategy for Connecticut that will create jobs, give residents and businesses more choice about the fuels they use for heat and power, lower energy costs and better protect the environment and natural resources.
10/2/2012Connecticut DEEP Announces Glastonbury Shooting Range Extended Operating Hours for Deer Hunters
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that weekend shooting hours have been extended at the Glastonbury Shooting Range, beginning Saturday, October 13. The change was made to accommodate Connecticut’s deer hunters as they prepare for the opening of the general firearms deer hunting season on November 14, 2012.
10/1/2012DEEP Begins Fall Broodstock Atlantic Salmon Stocking
  The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that its 2012 autumn stockings of broodstock Atlantic salmon have begun.
10/1/2012DEEP Advises Motorists to Use Caution in the Thomaston Area due to Moose Sightings
  Motorists in the Thomaston area are advised to use extra caution and be observant while driving due to the sighting of a moose near Route 8.