DEEP is excited to be getting back to our new normal consistent with the direction of Governor Lamont and as a result of the rapidly improving COVID-19 situation in Connecticut. Starting no later than June 1, all customer facing services will resume normal business operations. For detailed information for what this means at DEEP and for the public we serve, visit our "New Normal" website: DEEP New Normal Information

Office of Adjudications

Proposed and Final Decisions
Subject Key


Certain activities that may impact the state’s natural resources and the environment are regulated through the issuance of permits that control the activity in a manner that is protective of the environment.  When a hearing on a permit application is held, the adjudicatory process determines whether the permit is granted or denied.

Subject Code
Air  AIR
Dam Safety  DAM
Flood Management Exemption  FMGT
General Permits  GP
Inland Wetlands & Watercourses  IWW
Pesticides  PEST
Remediation  REM
Structures & Dredging/Tidal Wetlands  S&D
Solid Waste  SW
Water Discharge  WDIS
Water Diversion  WDIV
Water Quality Certification  WQC
Water Ski Slalom Course  WSKI

The DEEP enforces certain environmental laws and regulations by issuing administrative orders to address actual or potential sources of pollution or other environmental harms. Recipients of orders may appeal; an adjudicatory hearing determines whether or not an order is affirmed.

Subject Code
Air Pollution APOLL
Dam Safety DAM
Inland Wetlands & Watercourses  IWW
Liens  LIEN
Pesticides   PEST 
Remediation/Underground Storage Tanks REMED/UST
Solid Waste  SW 
Stream Channel Encroachment Lines  SCEL 
Structures & Dredging  S&D 
UST Review Board USTBRD
Water Pollution WPOLL
License/Certificate Revocation-Suspension

The DEEP issues certain professional and occupational licenses as well as licenses for certain activities such as hunting and fishing. The DEEP also issues certificates for actions such as the operation of a boat or personal watercraft. Licenses or certificates may be revoked or suspended following the opportunity for an adjudicatory hearing.

Subject Code
Boating Safety  BOAT 
Forester  FRSTR 
Hunting/Fishing  HUNT and/or FISH 
Licensed Environmental Professional LEP

Proposed and Final Decisions