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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Governor Malloy: Modernizing Recycling and Waste Management Will Create Economic Benefits and Help the Environment
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today urged the legislature to act on his proposal to double the state’s recycling rate and transform an outmoded system of trash disposal by adopting a more modern, cost-effective, and environmentally sound materials management approach.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
DEEP Announces Winner of 2014 Connecticut Duck Stamp Art Contest
  In an extremely close contest, a panel of judges recently selected wildlife artist Guy Crittenden’s depiction of three northern shovelers as the winner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) 2014-2015 Connecticut Migratory Bird Conservation (Duck) Stamp Art Contest. Mr. Crittenden’s painting was chosen out of 15 entries submitted by artists from across the country, including three from Connecticut.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
State Recognizes Eleven “Summer Savers” for Leadership and Commitment to Energy Conservation
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection today presented “Summer Saver” Awards to 11 organizations; including retailers, schools, and healthcare facilities, for their leadership and commitment to reducing energy usage and air pollution during the critical “peak demand” summer months of 2013.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Governor Malloy Declares Connecticut a "Range Confident" State for Drivers of Electric Vehicles
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that with a growing network of publicly available charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs), Connecticut can now be considered a “range confident” state, giving drivers more confidence than ever before that they can recharge their batteries when needed.

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Connecticut Ready for Opening Of Fishing Season
  Opening Day of the Trout Fishing Season is Saturday, April 19th and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has the State’s rivers, streams, lakes and ponds stocked and ready.

Thursday, April 17, 2014
DEEP Alerts Boaters to Dangers of Hypothermia - Cold Waters of Early Spring Pose Risks
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds all boaters that although the days are getting warmer the temperatures of the state’s waters are still in the 40’s – meaning that immersion into the water can cause serious injury or death due to hypothermia.

Thursday, April 17, 2014
PURA Issues Interim Draft Decision Concerning Business and Marketing Practices of Retail Electricity Companies
  Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today issued an interim draft decision in a matter concerning the business and marketing practices of companies engaged in the retail electricity market place.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
2014 Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 30
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding hunters that the 2014 Connecticut spring wild turkey hunting season runs from April 30 to May 31. In addition to the regular season, youth hunters are provided an opportunity to learn safe and effective wild turkey hunting techniques during a special time period designated especially for them.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby Reopens for the Year
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby will reopen for its 31st season on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
DEEP Advises Motorists to Use Caution in the Southington Area due to Moose Sighting
  Motorists in the Southington area are advised to use extra caution and be observant while driving due to the sighting of a moose this morning on West Street near Interstate 84.

Monday, April 14, 2014
Salamander Search to Celebrate Year of the Salamander
  Join Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and celebrate the Year of the Salamander. Families and individuals are invited to participate in a Salamander Search on Saturday April 26, from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby.

Monday, April 14, 2014
DEEP Announces Urban Forestry Grants
  With the coming of Arbor Day, April 25, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced 15 urban forestry grants to encourage tree planting and tree management best practices in communities across the state and also designated 19 communities as a Tree City USA for their commitment to tree care during the past year.

Monday, April 14, 2014
Governor Malloy Releases Connecticut's Cybersecurity Strategy
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released a cybersecurity plan for Connecticut’s utilities to help strengthen defense against possible future threats, such as a cyberattack. Connecticut is the first state to present a cybersecurity strategy in partnership with the utilities, and will share it with other states working on similar plans.

Friday, March 28, 2014
Southern End of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail Will Be Closed Through June 2014
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the southern end of the popular Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail will be closed through June 2014 to protect a pair of nesting bald eagles.


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