DEEP: News Releases - 2017
News Releases - 2017
April
4/27/2017DEEP Presents Mrs. Kellogg’s Favorite Things at Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby
  Come visit the Osborne Homestead Museum and learn about Frances’ favorite things joining other famous people who have a list of their favorite things – including Maria von Trapp and Oprah Winfrey.
4/24/2017DEEP Reminds Residents to Be Bear Aware
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds residents to take steps to reduce encounters and potential conflicts with black bears.
4/18/2017DEEP Announces Program at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby Connecticut Women Cultivating Confidence
  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.
4/17/2017Gov. Malloy Appoints Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Serve on the Connecticut Green Bank
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is appointing Gina McCarthy to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Green Bank.
4/17/2017CT DEEP invites outdoor enthusiasts to become volunteers
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) invites environmental stewards who enjoy wildlife and the outdoors to get involved in protecting important species and preserving habitat by becoming volunteers for DEEP.
4/12/2017Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby Opens in May
  The Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby will reopen for its 34th season on Saturday, May 6, 2017.
4/12/2017Gov. Malloy and State Officials Urge EPA To Act Favorably on Petition to Control Pollution Caused By Upwind States
  State to Offer Testimony in Washington, DC on Thursday in Support of Petition Filed by Nine Northeastern States Addressing Public Health and Economic Inequity Issues Raised by Interstate Transport of Air Pollution
4/11/20172017 Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 26
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding hunters that the 2017 Connecticut spring wild turkey hunting season runs from April 26 through May 27.
4/11/2017CT DEEP Advises Boaters to Be Safe on Waterways
  With warmer weather arriving, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds all boaters that even though the air temperatures are rising, the State’s waters are still in the mid to upper 40’s – which is considered “cold” water.
4/7/2017DEEP Deputy Commissioner Whalen Joins Students from Waterbury’s Regan Elementary School For Stocking Trout in Celebration of Opening Day
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Deputy Commissioner Susan Whalen, today joined students from Regan Elementary School, Waterbury, to stock trout at Fulton Park, Upper Pond, in preparation for Opening Day of trout fishing season on Saturday, April 8.
4/6/2017Opening Day is this Saturday, April 8th Connecticut ready for trout season, 306,000 trout stocked for Opening Day
  Opening Day of the trout fishing season is this Saturday -- April 8th -- and Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has the state’s rivers, streams, lakes and ponds stocked and ready.
4/3/2017Southern End of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail Will Be Closed through June 2017
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the southern end of the popular Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail will be closed through June 2017 to protect a pair of nesting bald eagles.
3/30/2017Connecticut Joins Multistate Settlement Resolving Environmental Claims against Volkswagen for Emissions Fraud
  Connecticut will receive $14,846,465 through a multistate settlement with auto-maker Volkswagen that resolves state claims that the company violated environmental laws when it equipped certain diesel vehicles with illegal and undisclosed emissions defeat devices designed to circumvent emissions standards, Attorney General George Jepsen said today.