News Releases - 2018
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DEEP Announces Completed State Fire Assistance Dry Hydrant Grants
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Division of Forestry today announces that nine fire departments have completed the installation of dry hydrants funded in part by State Fire Assistance funds.
Additional Tour of Seaside State Park Historic Buildings Offered for Prospective Bidders
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is offering a tour of four historic buildings at Seaside State Park, located at 36 Shore Rd, Waterford, for prospective proposers on Wednesday, June 6 at 11 am.
Bird in Hand Banding Demonstration
2018 is the Year of the Bird!
DEEP Announces 1.347 Million Gallons of Recreational Vessel Boat Sewage Removed in 2017
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that during the 2017 boating season, pumpout facilities and pumpout vessel programs removed a record level of more 1.347 million gallons of recreational marine sewage from vessels in Long Island Sound and Candlewood Lake.
Frances’ Fearless Women
Who’s your favorite heroine?
Geology Hike at Osbornedale State Park
On Sunday, May 13 from 1 pm to 2:30 pm, join retired UConn geology professor Randy Steinen for a hike through Osbornedale State Park.
Great Park Pursuit: Connecticut State Parks Family Adventure Begins Saturday May 12th
May 12th is a great day to be outdoors with your family – it’s the first day of Connecticut’s No Child Left Inside® Great Park Pursuit: Connecticut State Parks Family Adventure and Family Fishing Day across the state.
CT DEEP Notified of a Sewage Spill in Dalton, Massachusetts
On Wednesday, May 2, 2018 the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Emergency Response Unit (ERU) was notified by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP) of a sewer main break in Dalton, Massachusetts that is impacting the Housatonic River.
Department of Energy & Environmental Protection Forecasts Elevated Levels of Ozone for parts of Connecticut Wednesday May 2, 2018 through Thursday May 3, 2018
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is forecasting Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG) for ozone, along south coastal areas of Connecticut beginning on Wednesday May 2, 2018, which may continue through Thursday May 3, 2018.
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Announces National Air Quality Awareness Week, April 30 - May 4
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is promoting the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Air Quality Where You Are” campaign to increase air quality awareness and inspire people to take local actions to protect their health and the environment as part of National Air Quality Awareness Week that begins today, April 30, 2018.
EnCon Police Arrest Suspect for Possession of Venomous Snakes
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon), with the assistance of Meriden Police, on Thursday, April 26, 2018 served a search and seizure warrant at 22 Westfield Rd. Meriden, CT after information was obtained from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding an advertisement on a snake forum for the sale of several venomous snakes.
Kellogg Environmental Center - Birds in Hand Photography Exhibit Opens
The public is invited to the Kellogg Environmental Center in Derby, CT to enjoy a photo exhibit featuring the photography of Sophie Zyla.
Wild “Orphans:” To Rescue or Not?
Spring and summer are busy times for people and animals.
DEEP to Conduct Controlled Burn in Tunxis State Forest
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Forestry Division announced plans to implement a prescribed fire across 18 acres of field within Tunxis State Forest in West Hartland on Monday, April 23, 2018 during the late morning/midday, weather-pending.
Osborne Homestead Museum Reopens for 35th Season
The Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby will reopen for its 35th season on Saturday, May 5, 2018.