DEEP: News Releases - 2016
News Releases - 2016
November
11/28/2016CT DEEP Announces Small-Scale Clean Energy Projects to Move Forward in Response to RFP
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has selected 25 projects to move forward with contract negotiations, the next step for projects selected in response to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for small-scale clean energy projects.
11/23/2016PURA Issues Preliminary Ruling on UI Rate Request
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority today released a proposed final decision trimming approximately $40M from the amount that The United Illuminating Company sought to increase electric distribution rates to all classes of customers.
11/23/2016Holiday Farm Market at Kellogg Environmental Center
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Kellogg Environmental Center are sponsoring a Holiday Farm Market on Friday, December 2, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 a.m. – noon inside the Environmental Center to coincide with holiday tours of the Osborne Homestead Museum.
11/18/2016Federal Funds for Diversion of Food Waste Will Help Reduce Volume of Trash
  Increase food donations is one of the focuses – especially at holiday time
11/15/2016CT DEEP announces delay in opening the Branford River State Boat Launch in Branford
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that there will be a delay in opening the State boat launch located on the Branford River in Branford.
11/15/2016General Firearms Deer Season Begins November 16
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today issued a safety reminder for outdoor enthusiasts as a variety of hunting seasons are currently underway – most notably the opening of the fall firearms deer season, which begins on Wednesday, November 16.
11/15/2016Teachers and Students Learn About Water Conservation and Recycling
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), the Project WET Foundation, and TOMRA will host a series of teacher workshops and recycling-themed school festivals beginning on America Recycles Day, November 15th.
11/14/2016Gov. Malloy Announces Open Space Grants That Will Preserve Nearly 1,170 Acres
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced grant awards of $4.7 million to support 17 communities in the purchase of 1,170 acres of open space, and to assist two urban communities in enhancing or developing community gardens.
11/9/2016World – Renowned paleontologist Robert Bakker to speak
  World-renowned paleontologist, Dr. Robert Bakker will give two lectures at Dinosaur State Park on November 19 -- one at 11:00 a.m. and another at 2:00 p.m.
11/3/2016PURA Approves Revised Standard Service Electric Rates
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has approved revised generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from The Connecticut Light and Power Company dba Eversource Energy (Eversource) and the United Illuminating Company (UI).
11/3/2016DEEP and Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society present program on Icelandic birds at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  The Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society (NVAS), in cooperation with Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) presents a program at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m.
11/2/2016Annual Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp Artistic Competition Begins
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is once again inviting artists to enter their waterfowl artwork in Connecticut’s annual Migratory Bird Conservation (Duck) Stamp Art Contest. DEEP continues to encourage local artists to submit entries that contain Connecticut specific imagery.