DEEP: News Releases - 2016
News Releases - 2016
December
12/22/2016DEEP Announces Winners of 2016 Hiking Challenge – “The Sky’s the Limit” at New Year’s Day Hike
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will announce the winners of 2016 Hiking Challenge – “The Sky’s the Limit” at the First Day Hike scheduled at 1:00 p.m., January 1 at Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Ave., Derby.
12/22/2016Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and America’s State Parks Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes on January 1, 2017
  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 2017.
12/19/2016Open House at James L. Goodwin Conservation Center, Hampton
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today that the Friends of Goodwin Forest is hosting an Open House January 6th, 2017 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the James L. Goodwin Conservation Center, 23 Potter Road in Hampton, CT.
12/16/2016CT Valley Hospital Getting Complete Energy Efficiency Makeover With Guaranteed Savings on Energy Bills to Pay Finance Costs
  A comprehensive energy efficiency upgrade was launched today at Connecticut Valley Hospital (CVH) – a project that will largely pay for itself through reduced energy costs and result in modernized buildings, reduced energy use, and real savings in operating and maintenance costs.
12/14/2016PURA Issues Final Decision on UI Rate Request
  The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority today approved a final decision that reduces by approximately $39M a $98M revenue increase request filed by the United Illuminating Company in July of 2016.
12/14/2016DEEP Holding Public Hearing on Regulatory Change Needed to Protect Water Resources and the Environment
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is holding a public hearing on a proposed change in regulations governing the withdrawal of large volumes of water from under the ground or waterways – in order to better protect critical water resources and environmental conditions.
12/13/2016Twenty-six acre timber harvest begins in the Goodwin Conservation Center Pine Forest, Hampton
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced a 26-acre timber harvest scheduled to begin today in the Goodwin Conservation Center pine forest in Hampton.
12/8/2016School 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 a series of indoor programs for families during December’s school vacation week.
12/5/2016Twenty-one acre timber harvest begins in the Wharton Brook Natural Area Preserve, Wallingford
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced a 21-acre timber harvest scheduled to begin today in the Wharton Brook Pitch Pine Natural Area Preserve in Wallingford.
12/1/2016Shop online at the DEEP Store
  Shop online at the DEEP store this year for a wide variety of unique and affordable holiday gifts -- whether you’re shopping for an avid hiker, birdwatcher, angler or hunter.