DEEP Strategic Goals
Connecticut’s legacy of leadership in natural resource conservation, environmental protection, and clean energy development provides a high quality of life for residents and a strategic advantage for our state’s economic future. At DEEP, we are building on that legacy to further strengthen Connecticut’s economic advantages in abundant natural resources, first-class outdoor recreation opportunities, a healthy environment, and a growing clean energy economy. How are we doing this?
Goal 1We are actively addressing climate change by advancing emission reduction strategies that support an affordable, reliable, and clean energy economy, and integrating science-based adaptation and resilience planning into our stewardship of natural resources, state and utility infrastructure and operations, and our efforts to protect public health and safety.
We are safeguarding, enhancing, and promoting Connecticut’s environment and natural resources in order to support our quality of life, stewardship responsibilities, and long-term economic competitiveness.
We are promoting environmental and energy justice by applying equity, diversity, and inclusion lenses to policy development, program implementation, and workforce development.
We are prioritizing efficiency, transparency, and predictability in the ways we carry out our regulatory responsibilities.
We are investing in our staff and championing innovation to continue delivering on our mission during a time of significant anticipated staff attrition.