DEEP: News Releases - 2018
News Releases - 2018
October
10/30/2018Put Bats on Your Treat List This Halloween
  In roughly a decade, the disease known as white-nose syndrome (WNS) has killed millions of bats throughout the Northeast and in Connecticut, having spread to 33 states and seven Canadian provinces.
10/23/2018Illegal Deer Hunting Arrests
  Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) with the assistance of Woodbury Police and the Connecticut State Police Troop L arrested three individuals in connection with illegal deer hunting in Roxbury on Monday, October 22, 2018.
10/22/2018UPDATE: Fatal Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake
  On Sunday, October 21, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Officers responded to Candlewood Lake in Brookfield for a report of a capsized motorboat with two adult males aboard the vessel.
10/21/2018Fatal Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake
  On Sunday, October 21, 2018 evening at 12:30 p.m., Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Officers responded to Candlewood Lake in Brookfield for a report of a capsized 17 foot motorboat.
10/15/2018DEEP, US Fish and Wildlife Service and Congresswoman DeLauro Launch World’s First Full-Size Solar/Electric Pumpout Boat in Branford
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, along with the Town of Branford and East Shore District Health Department today launched the world’s first full-size solar/electric pumpout boat which will be used to remove recreational boat sewage from vessels in the Branford River and Branford Harbor starting next Spring.
10/9/2018DEEP and AAA Urge Motorists to Watch for Deer and Moose This Fall
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Wildlife Division reminds motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity along roadways, especially during early morning and evening hours.
10/5/2018DEEP Announces Opening Days of Upcoming Fall Firearms Hunting Seasons
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced the Opening Days of turkey and small game hunting seasons
10/4/2018Connecticut Receives More Than $30 Million to Support Local Clean Water Projects
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the State of Connecticut has been awarded over $30 million in Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund grants by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that will be used to help finance community-based water infrastructure projects, including for public drinking water systems and municipal sewage plants.
10/4/2018DEEP Announces Winners of First Discover Outdoor Connecticut Photo Contest
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Natural Resources recently held its first Discover Outdoor Connecticut Photo Contest.
10/3/2018Positive Mosquitoes for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Hampton and North Stonington
  The State Mosquito Management Program announced today that mosquitoes trapped in Hampton on September 19 and North Stonington on September 26 have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.