DEEP: News Releases - 2018
News Releases - 2018
January
1/29/201812th Annual No Child Left Inside® Winter Festival
  Grab your winter gear, bundle up your children and join us for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) No Child Left Inside® 12th annual FREE Winter Festival at Burr Pond State Park, 384 Burr Mountain Road, Torrington. A full range of fun, outdoor winter activities for the entire family will be happening on Saturday, February 3, 2018, 10 AM to 3 PM.
1/26/2018Migratory 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.
1/22/2018DEEP Releases Names of those Involved in Weekend Boating Accident in Groton
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today released the names of victims involved in the boating accident in Groton on Saturday morning.
1/10/2018DEEP Reminds Residents to Protect Air Quality, Burn Only Seasoned Firewood
  Wood burning season in Connecticut is underway and to protect air quality the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) wants to remind residents to burn only clean, dry, seasoned firewood that has been split and dried for at least 6 months, and avoid allowing fires to smolder.
1/9/2018Learn More about the Fascinating World of Insects
  Ever wonder about some of the insects spotted right outside your home? How about the ones you don’t see within your home? Come join Advanced Master Gardener Nicole Christensen at the Kellogg Environmental Center in Derby, Connecticut on Saturday, January 27, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM as she presents on the fascinating world of insects!
1/3/2018PURA Opens Rate Adjustment Proceeding After Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  Today, the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) initiated a proceeding to consider adjustments to rates that may be appropriate for Connecticut customers of regulated utilities, to account for revisions to tax laws—including corporate tax rates--contained in the recently enacted Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Tax Act).
1/2/2018DEEP Announces Plan to Redevelop MIRA Facility
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today the selection of the Sacyr Rooney Development Team to modernize the Materials Innovation and Recycle Authority (MIRA) facility in Hartford.