DEEP: News Releases - 2014
News Releases - 2014
December
12/30/2014Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and America’s State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes on January 1, 2015
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) joins America's State Parks and all 50 state park systems for free, guided First Day Hike Programs on New Year’s Day 2015.
12/30/2014DEEP Reminds Fishing and Hunting Guides of New Registration Requirement For 2015
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds people providing fishing and hunting guide services in Connecticut that beginning in January 2015 they need to register annually with DEEP. Guides can register online using DEEP’s Online Sportsmen Licensing system (www.ct.gov/deep/sportsmenlicensing) or in person at DEEP offices and other vendors where hunting and fishing licenses and permits are available.
12/30/2014DEEP Hiring Three New Environmental Conservation Police Officers - Filling Vacancies on Force
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police will swear in three new officers today, December 30.
12/23/2014DEEP Says Modifications Underway in Proposed Requirements for Management of Municipal Storm Water Systems
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) says it is considering modifications to key provisions of proposed new permit requirements for the management and oversight of municipal storm water systems in an effort to address concerns expressed by cities and towns – while still allowing the agency to achieve important environmental objectives
12/19/2014$5,000 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Shot in Rocky Hill
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Environmental Conservation Police and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are asking the public for information about a bald eagle that was shot in Rocky Hill.
12/19/2014DEEP Announces Broodstock Trout Winter Stockings
  For the angler who enjoys winter fishing, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Inland Fisheries Division has begun stocking approximately 400 broodstock Seeforellen strain Brown Trout in selected waters throughout the state.
12/17/2014PURA Issues Final Decision on CL&P Rate Request
  Connecticut's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today issued a final ruling that reduces by approximately $101.9 million a $231.6 million revenue increase request filed by CL&P in June 2014.
12/15/2014Gov. Malloy Re-Appoints Rob Klee as Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he intends to re-appoint Rob Klee as Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) when his second term in office begins on January 7, 2015.
12/11/2014DEEP Report Shows Progress on State Energy Goals But Cites Electricity Supply and Price Challenges Ahead Due to Infrastructure Constraints
  Connecticut’s energy initiatives are helping to reduce the demand for electricity and encourage the deployment of cleaner energy sources – but the state and region face challenges in addressing the price and supply of power over the next 10 years, according to a draft report released today by Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
12/4/2014School 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 the Friends of Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill will sponsor “The Wild Inside,” a series of indoor programs for families during December’s school vacation week.
12/2/2014Public Information Session Dec. 15 on Seaside Project
  The three state agencies working on plans to develop a new state park at the former Seaside Sanatorium in Waterford, will hold a public information session on Monday, December 15 at 7 p.m. in the Waterford Town Hall auditorium, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford to introduce the team that will be working with the community and the region on this project and to hear comments on it.
12/2/2014DEEP Presents GreenCircle Awards
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today recognized 16 Connecticut businesses and individuals for their efforts to protect the environment and natural resources during a GreenCircle awards ceremony at DEEP Headquarters, Hartford.
12/1/2014PURA Issues Draft Decision on CL&P Rate Request - Proposed Increase Reduced by $100M
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today released a draft decision reducing by more than $100M the amount that The Connecticut Light and Power Company originally sought to increase electric distribution rates to all classes of customers.