NOTICE: COVID-19 UPDATE: The trails and grounds of Connecticut State Parks and Forests are open for solitary outdoor enjoyment. If you plan to visit a park, it should be for solitary recreation, not group activities. Please plan ahead as many amenities and indoor facilities are closed, and visitors must practice social distancing. COVID-19 Updates CT State Parks and Forests

Environmental Quality

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DEEP is responsible for protecting and enhancing the quality of Connecticut’s air, water, and lands.  The Bureaus of Air Management, Materials Management and Compliance Assurance, and Water Protection and Land Reuse, focus on this mission through environmental monitoring, permitting, enforcement, cleanup of contaminated sites, and pollution prevention strategies.

Air

Air Quality  |  Air Permitting  |  Open Burning  |  Wood Burning  |  Mobile Sourcesand more…

Land

Landscape Stewardship  |  Brownfields  |   Open Space

Water

Long Island Sound  |  Aquifer Protection  |  Wetlands  | Water Quality Standards  |  Watershed Managementand more…

Remediation

Site Clean Up  I  Brownfields  |  Property Transfer Program  |  Remediation Standard Regulations  | Potable Water 

Materials Management

Mercury  |  Pesticides  | PCBs  |  Petroleum Products  |  Radiation  |  Reduce/Reuse/Recycle  | and more…

Waste Management

Emergency Response and Spill Prevention  |  Solid Waste  |  Hazardous Waste  |  and more…

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Climate Change  |  Pollution Prevention  |  Maps and GIS Data  |  Permits and Licenses  |  Compliance Assistance  |  Enforcement