Environmental Protection and Natural Resources

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  • Air, Land, and Water

    The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection's (DEEP) protects Connecticut's diversified landscape through programs that improve air quality, restore and protect waterways, and address the remnants of our industrial legacy through site cleanup and waste management efforts. Find information on compliance assistance, pollution prevention, permitting, and more.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Air Quality Index

    The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a tool for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or polluted your air is, and what associated health effects might be a concern for you.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • All Hazards Planning

    Information to develop plans and programs to enhance Connecticut's prevention, preparedness, response and recovery capabilities in the event of a hurricane, winter storm, earthquake, tornado or other natural hazard.

    Agency: Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Brownfields

    The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection's (DEEP) protects Connecticut's diversified landscape through programs that improve air quality, restore and protect waterways, and address the remnants of our industrial legacy through site cleanup and waste management efforts. Find information on compliance assistance, pollution prevention, permitting, and more.

    Agency: Department of Economic and Community Development
  • Business Recycling Assistance

    Small and large businesses alike have an opportunity to save money and promote sustainable business practices through recycling and waste reduction programs provided by the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP). Access resources for the business community to help staff, facilities personnel, "green teams" and waste management coordinators develop strong and comprehensive recycling and waste recovery programs.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Climate Change

    Climate change presents a threat to the health and safety of everyone who lives, works, and plays in Connecticut. We are making significant progress in reducing statewide emissions of harmful greenhouse gases while simultaneously assuring that Connecticut enjoys a cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable energy future, supporting economic and job growth and providing improved quality of life.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Coastal Hazards in Connecticut

    Coastal hazards have always been an issue for Connecticut due in part to high levels of population and development along the coast. Learn more about storms, flooding, erosion and the effects climate change may have on these and how to manage risk for your community and/or your property.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Connecticut Mosquito Management Program

    The Connecticut Mosquito Management Program, a collaborative effort of five state agencies, is responsible for monitoring and managing the state's mosquito population to reduce the potential public health threat of mosquito-borne diseases. It uses a combination of education, surveillance, source reduction, larval and adult mosquito control and personal protective measures.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • CT Tides and Currents

    Lean more about Long Island Sound's tides and currents, whose water rises and falls every 12 hours. View approximate tidal differences for Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River (based on Old Saybrook) location, and access the current Tide Table.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Dam Safety

    Dams and their associated reservoirs provide mechanical and hydroelectric power, municipal water supply sources, flood control protection and recreational amenities. They must be appropriately maintained and repaired to assure their safety and integrity. Failure of a dam can result in loss of life, considerable loss of property and loss of income.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Debris Management

    Connecticut's Disaster Debris Management Plans outline strategies for the cleanup of debris generated by a natural disaster such as a hurricane or similar type of destructive event. View State monitoring and removal contracts that have been executed to assist in the State's recovery efforts resulting from a natural disaster debris-producing event and other related resources.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Emergency Response and Spill Prevention

    The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) provides the CT DEEP Emergency Spill hotline information along with definitions of what constitutes a spill and what is considered an environmental emergency.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Endangered Species

    The state conducts a variety of research and management programs to protect and restore endangered, threatened and special concern species in Connecticut.  Hundreds of environmental reviews are conducted each year to determine the impact of proposed development projects on state listed species and to help landowners conserve the state's biodiversity.

    Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Environmental Health Topics

    The Department of Public Health (DPH) evaluates and quantifies health risks posed by environmental and occupational exposures to chemicals and radiation. Find information on topics including Rabies, Lyme Disease, Fish Consumption Advisory, Lead Poisoning, Mold and Radon.

    Agency: Department of Public Health
  • Environmental Health Tracking

    Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) involves the ongoing collection, integration and analysis of data about environmental hazards, exposure to environmental hazards and health effects potentially related to exposure to those hazards.

    Agency: Department of Public Health