DEEP: News Releases - 2013
News Releases - 2013
December
12/27/2013Celebrate the New Year with a First Day Hike on January 1, 2014
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) joins America’s State Parks in sponsoring First Day Hikes at four state parks on January 1, 2014
12/26/2013DEEP Announces Deer Lottery Application Procedures
  On January 1, 2014, at 12:01 a.m., Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will begin accepting requests for limited-access permits to hunt deer with shotguns on specific state lands.
12/23/2013Former Sewage Treatment Plant Superintendent Sent to Prison for Environmental, Larceny Charges
  A Waterbury man was sentenced today to serve four years in prison for violating environmental and other laws while he was superintendent of the Town of Plainville’s wastewater treatment plant.
12/11/2013DEEP Extends Time to Comment on Proposed Regulation for Lake Waramaug
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) issued a reminder today that it has extended the public comment period for a proposed regulation to establish a slow-no-wake zone on Lake Waramaug in the upper portion of the cove that abuts Lake Waramaug State Park.
12/10/2013DEEP Encourages Residents to Limit Exposure to Pollution from Residential Wood Smoke
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is encouraging Connecticut residents to protect their health and that of their neighbors by limiting their exposure to pollution created from improperly burning wood.
12/10/2013DEEP Awards Product Stewardship Institute $180,000 to Help Reduce Environmental and Financial Impacts of Consumer Products in Connecticut
  Connecticut residents will likely have more options in the future for safely and responsibly disposing of certain consumer products, thanks to a series of efforts led by the Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) through a contract awarded by the Connecticut Department of Energy and the Environment (CT DEEP)
12/9/2013Governor Malloy: Connecticut Joins Other Neighboring States In Action To Require Upwind States To Reduce Air Pollution
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Connecticut is sending a powerful message to upwind states: Stop dumping your air pollution on us – it’s time to clean up your act.
12/5/2013New England Governors Sign Energy Statement Committing Region to Cooperation on Infrastructure
  New England’s Governors today committed their six states to an energy initiative designed to bring affordable, cleaner, and more reliable power to homes and businesses across the northeast. This initiative will accelerate regional cooperation on expanding renewable energy and energy infrastructure in New England.
12/5/2013Governor Malloy, AG Jepsen & President Herbst Statements on Plea Agreement in Matter Involving DEEP and Unilever
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and UConn President Susan Herbst released the following statements today following approval of a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorneys’ Office and Conopco, Inc. (better known as Unilever) in a matter involving Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
12/5/2013School Vacation Week Programs at Dinosaur State Park
  Although it may be cold outside, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today that Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill will sponsor “The Wild Inside,” a series of programs for families during December’s school vacation week.
12/4/201335 Connecticut Municipalities Receive Grants for Energy-Saving Projects
  Thirty-five Connecticut municipalities were recognized today during a ceremony at the State Capitol for their participation in the statewide Clean Energy Communities program, an Energize Connecticut initiative that incentivizes cities and towns to support energy efficiency and renewable energy.
12/3/2013State Agencies Celebrate New Wastewater System at Southbury Training School
  Commissioners from Connecticut’s Departments of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Developmental Services (DDS) and Construction Services (DCS) today celebrated the benefits of a modern state-of-the-art wastewater treatment system at Southbury Training School, Southbury.
12/2/2013Shop Online at the DEEP Store
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) store offers a wide variety of unique and affordable holiday gifts for children and adults - whether you’re shopping for an avid hiker, birdwatcher, angler or hunter.
12/2/2013DEEP Announces EPA Funding Opportunity for Construction Equipment Rebate Program
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding municipalities and government contractors of available federal funding for the purchase or retrofit of construction equipment engines that will help reduce diesel pollution.