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Gov. Lamont Announces Release of $6 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to Support Clean Air Projects in Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut is making available $6 million from the legal settlement in the Volkswagen (VW) Corporation emissions cheating scandal to fund 15 clean air projects in the state.
2020 Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp Reproductions Now Available
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that prints of the 2020 Connecticut Migratory Bird Conservation (Duck) Stamp created by Frank Dolphens, Jr., is now available in limited quantity.
Celebrate “Nature’s Friends” This Holiday Season
Come celebrate “Nature’s Friends” this holiday season at the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, Conn., where each room’s decorations pay tribute to peculiar pollinators like bats and lemurs to more familiar ones like bees and butterflies.
Firearms Deer Hunting Season Begins November 20
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today issued a reminder that a variety of hunting seasons are currently underway or about to begin, most notably the opening of the fall firearms deer season on Wednesday, November 20.
DEEP's 2019 Fall Atlantic Salmon Stockings Nearing Completion
Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) is nearing completion of its 2019 fall stockings of Atlantic salmon. DEEP’s Fisheries Division began stocking Atlantic salmon in early October, and nearly 800 salmon have been released so far.
Connecticut DEEP Environmental Conservation Police Investigating Fatal Boating Accident in Long Island Sound
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) are investigating a fatal boating accident that occurred on Sunday, November 3, in Long Island Sound.
Governor Lamont Receives Final Action Plan From PFAS Task Force
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Interagency PFAS Task Force, the group he created this summer and tasked with making recommendations for him to consider that address the potential harmful effects of a widely-used class of chemicals known as PFAS, has transmitted to his office its final action plan.