DEEP: News Releases - 2018
News Releases - 2018
March
3/29/2018Gov. Malloy and Commissioner Klee Applaud Committee Passage of Energy Bill
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee are applauding the Connecticut General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee for voting today to approve Senate Bill 9, An Act Concerning Connecticut’s Energy Future.
3/28/2018DEEP Issues Request for Proposals Seeking a Development Partner for Seaside State Park
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a private development partner to adaptively re-use historic structures located at Seaside State Park on Long Island Sound in Waterford for hospitality/lodging purposes with the intention of creating Connecticut’s first state park lodge.
3/27/2018REMINDER: Migratory Bird Hunting Season Regulations Meeting
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Franklin Swamp Wildlife Management Area (WMA), 391 Route 32, in North Franklin.
3/27/2018DEEP Announces Launch of 2018 No Child Left Inside Great Park Pursuit
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that registration for the 2018 No Child Left Inside® Great Park Pursuit – Connecticut State Parks Family Adventure is now open at www.NoChildLeftInside.org through Friday, May 4, 2018.
3/26/2018DEEP and Closed Loop Fund Announce Historic Partnership on Funding for Recycling Infrastructure
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and Closed Loop Fund today unveiled an historic statewide, public-private partnership targeting a $5 million investment in recycling infrastructure in Connecticut in 2018.
3/22/2018State Environmental Conservation Police Awarded National Accreditation
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) has been awarded national accreditation by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators.
3/20/2018DEEP Announces Winner of the Annual Angler’s Guide Cover Photo Contest
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the winner of the Fifth Annual Angler’s Guide Cover Photo Contest. This year’s cover features a photograph submitted by Jeanne Wadsworth of Tolland.
3/19/2018Gov. Malloy, Commissioner Klee Push for Environmental and Energy Bills
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee today advocated for the passage of the Malloy administration’s environmental protection and resiliency bill, as well as the Governor’s energy bill, both of which have received public hearings in recent weeks.
3/19/2018DEEP Reminds Residents and Businesses Now is the Time to Prepare for Management of Nuisance Resident Canada Geese
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds residents and businesses that Canada Geese will soon be returning and now is the time to prepare for management of nuisance Canada Geese
3/15/2018DEEP Announces New Trout & Salmon Stamp Now Available for Purchase
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that the Trout & Salmon Stamp is available for purchase for the 2018 Fishing Season. The Trout & Salmon Stamp is now required for anglers fishing in any designated Trout Management Area, Wild Trout Management Area, Trout Park, or Atlantic Salmon Broodstock Area and for anglers harvesting trout or salmon anywhere throughout the state.
3/14/2018DEEP Announces Seasonal Lifeguard Positions Now Available
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced that those seeking employment as seasonal lifeguards at one of the eight lifeguarded state park beaches can apply for those positions online beginning today.
3/9/2018Connecticut State Parks “The Sky's the Limit” 2018 Hiking Challenge
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced a great opportunity to hike 14 of Connecticut’s lesser known hiking trails and receive a “Sky’s the Limit” hiking staff medallion or pin for your efforts.
3/1/2018Connecticut’s Energy Efficiency Programs Fuel Job Creation and Economic Growth in 2017
  Every dollar invested in energy efficiency generates $7 back into Connecticut’s economy, according to the 2017 Programs and Operations Report released today by the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board (EEB).