DEEP: News Releases - 2017
News Releases - 2017
March
3/28/2017Gov. Malloy And Commissioner Klee Statements on Presidential Executive Order Rolling Back the Clean Power Plan
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee released the following statements in response to an executive order President Trump signed today rolling back previous action made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Clean Power Plan, including a rule cutting power-plant carbon emissions.
3/28/2017Lagomorphs and Rodents, a Spring Program at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announces a family friendly program, Lagomorphs and Rodents.
3/27/2017School Vacation Week Programs at Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today that Dinosaur State Park will be expanding its Museum hours back to a Tuesday – Sunday schedule beginning April 1st.
3/24/2017Glastonbury Shooting Range Re-opens for 2017 Season
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the Glastonbury Shooting Range is scheduled to open for supervised public use on Saturdays and Sundays beginning Saturday, April 1 and remaining open through November 26.
3/24/2017Registration Begins Today For The 12th Annual Great Park Pursuit Family Adventure
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today that registration for the 2017 No Child Left Inside® Great Park Pursuit – Connecticut State Parks Family Adventure is now open at www.NoChildLeftInside.org through Friday, May 5, 2017.
3/23/2017DEEP Announces 1.267 Million Gallons of Recreational Vessel Boat Sewage Removed in 2016 and $1 Million in Grants Awarded for Marine Sewage Disposal Facilities for the 2017 Boating Season
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that during the 2016 boating season, pumpout facilities and pumpout vessel programs removed a record level of more 1.267 million gallons of recreational marine sewage from vessels in Long Island Sound and Candlewood Lake.
3/23/2017CAES and DEEP Anticipate Another Spring of Heavy Gypsy Moth Defoliation
  Connecticut’s Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) cautioned residents today to anticipate a heavy presence of gypsy moth caterpillars this spring along with significant defoliation of hardwood trees.
3/16/2017New Dates Announced for Meetings on Quinnipiac River Watershed Revised Flood Maps
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region I Boston office will hold two public open houses in Connecticut where residents can view revised flood maps that will become effective in twenty communities within the Quinnipiac River watershed.
3/7/2017DEEP Announces Program at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  In appreciation of the outstanding achievements of women in Connecticut, the Kellogg Environmental Center will have two guest lecturers on Connecticut women in the suffragist movement and the history of inspirational Connecticut women.
3/2/2017CT DEEP Announces a Public Information Meeting for the Proposed Renovation of the Mansfield Hollow Lake State Boat Launch in Mansfield
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that a public information meeting or “open house” is scheduled from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, in the Council Chamber at the Mansfield Town Hall- Audrey P. Beck Municipal Building, located at 4 S. Eagleville Road, Mansfield, CT.
3/1/2017March Program Schedule at Goodwin Conservation Center
  DEEP Winter Programming is provided to you by the Friends of Goodwin Forest and DEEP, in partnership with Connecticut Forest & Park Association.
3/1/2017CT DEEP Announces a Public Information Meeting for the Proposed Renovation of the Bantam Lake State Boat Launch in Morris
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that a public information meeting or “open house” is scheduled from 7:00 -- 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, downstairs at the Morris Town Hall located at 3 East Street, Morris.