DEEP: News Releases - 2018
News Releases - 2018
July
7/31/2018DEEP Releases Zero Carbon Resources RFP
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today released a request for proposals for zero carbon resources as required under June Special Session Public Act 17-3, An Act Concerning Zero Carbon Solicitation and Procurement.
7/31/2018EnCon Police Recover Missing Swimmer from Connecticut River
  Connecticut Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) today recovered the body of an individual that had gone missing while swimming on Sunday evening along the Connecticut River in the area of the Hadlyme Ferry in Lyme, CT
7/30/2018DEEP State Parks Division Holds Annual Lifeguard Competition
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) State Park Division will hold its Annual Lifeguard Competition at Hammonasset Beach State Park - East Beach, on Tuesday July 31st, beginning at 5:00 pm.
7/27/2018DEEP Launches a Discover Outdoor Connecticut Photo Contest
  he Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Natural Resources announces a brand new Discover Outdoor Connecticut Photo Contest.
7/26/2018DEEP Extends Deadline for Seaside State Park Proposals
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the agency is extending the deadline for the submission of proposals from Friday, July 27, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018.
7/26/2018CT Fire Crew Departing 5:30 a.m. Friday for Western States to Assist U.S. Forest Service in Fighting Fires
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that a 20-person fire crew will be departing 5:30 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, July 27, 2018 from DEEP Eastern District Headquarters, 209 Hebron Road, Marlborough to assist the U.S. Forest Service in fighting wildfires in western states.
7/25/2018State Reports Expansion of West Nile Virus: Positive Mosquitoes Identified in Eight More Connecticut Towns
  The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has identified West Nile virus (WNV) infected mosquitoes in eight new towns: Bethany, Franklin, Greenwich, Madison, New Haven, Waterford, West Haven, and Weston.
7/25/2018Residents Urged to Contact DEEP If They Find a GPS Collar from a Bobcat
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is asking state residents to notify DEEP Wildlife Division officials if they find a GPS (global positioning system) neck collar in their yards or while in the outdoors.
7/20/2018DEEP Announces Reopening of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the planned reopening of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail on Saturday, July 21, 2018.
7/19/2018Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Declares July 21-22 as the Third Annual Connecticut Clean, Drain, Dry Weekend
  Connecticut will mark its third Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Weekend on July 21-22 as part of an effort to encourage boaters and others to take all steps necessary to prevent the spread of invasive plants and animals.
7/17/2018West Nile Virus Found In Mosquitoes in Five CT Towns
  The State Mosquito Management Program today urged Connecticut residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases.