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Meet the North American Porcupine!
Have you ever seen a porcupine in CT? Would you like to know more about Connecticut’s elusive Quill Pig?
Gov Malloy, Attorney General Jepsen and Commissioner Klee Statements on the EPA's Denial of Clean Air Petition
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen, and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Robert Klee released the following statements following the proposed decision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deny Connecticut’s Clean Air Act Section 126 petition related to the Brunner Island Power Plant:
Body Recovered from Pachaug Pond Identified
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Officers responded to Pachaug Pond in Griswold after a member of the public noticed a body on the surface of the pond.
State EnCon Police Arrest Meriden Man for Illegal Hunting
On February 12, 2018 Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police took Giovanni Carabetta, 22, of 187 Canyon Dr, Meriden, into custody at Troop I in Bethany on an arrest warrant. The warrant stems from a lengthy investigation that was started on Thanksgiving of 2017.
Gov. Malloy Announces Open Space Grants That Will Preserve Nearly 2,005 Acres of Land in 23 Towns Across Connecticut
State’s Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Program Continuing to Preserve Land for Connecticut Residents
DEEP Releases Finalized Comprehensive Energy Strategy
Updated CES will help to Lower Energy Costs to Residents and Businesses while Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Gov. Malloy Announces Launch of Passport to Parks Program, Providing Connecticut Residents Greater Access to State Park System
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the launch of the state’s Passport to Parks program, a new system that supports services at the state parks system while allowing Connecticut residents who have valid state license plates to access all state parks for free, effective immediately.
CT Greenways Council Accepting Nominations
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Connecticut Greenways Council today announced that they are now soliciting nominations for official state greenway designations.
DEEP and PURA Release Final Resource Assessment, Appraisal, and Determination of Millstone Report
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) today released the final Resource Assessment, Appraisal, and Determination of Millstone Report regarding the current and projected future viability of the Millstone nuclear generating facilities, the role of such facilities as well as others in meeting Connecticut’s carbon and other emission targets, and mechanisms to achieve those targets.