Friday, February 15, 2019
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Gov. Malloy Announces Zero-Carbon Resource Selections

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that, under a recently adopted statute requiring the state to conduct an appraisal of nuclear power-generating facilities and solicit bids for zero-carbon electricity-generating resources, the state has selected two nuclear power bids, along with nine solar project bids – two of which are paired with energy storage – and one offshore wind project.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEEP Recruiting Lifeguards for 2019 Summer Season

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that they are recruiting lifeguards for the upcoming 2019 summer season at the eight Connecticut State Park guarded beaches.
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Illegal Deer Hunting Arrests

Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) with the assistance of Woodbury Police and the Connecticut State Police Troop L arrested three individuals in connection with illegal deer hunting in Roxbury on Monday, October 22, 2018.
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Connecticut hikers hit the trails to ring in new year

Connecticut didn't want to drop the ball on New Year's Day celebrations, so it organized "First Day Hikes" through five of its parks to welcome 2017 in a more active, natural way.
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Connecticut regulators cap United Illuminating rate request

Connecticut's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) recently approved a revenue increase of approximately $59 million for United Illuminating Co. (UI), a $39 million reduction from the company's original request filed in July 2016.
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Connecticut considering revisions to water withdrawal rules

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said it is considering revising regulations governing large withdrawals of groundwater and water from the state's waterways.
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Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection picks 25 projects for small-scale energy program

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently selected 25 projects to move forward with in its small-scale energy projects program, for which it had issued a request for proposals (RFP) earlier this year.
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Murphy applauds Obama’s inclusion of Land and Water Conservation Fund in budget request

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) recently applauded President Barack Obama for his 2017 budget request, especially his funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, an important resource for protecting public lands and waterways.
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Murphy and Courtney celebrate land conservation wins for Connecticut

Connecticut lawmakers U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) recently celebrated several end-of-year wins for federal aid toward land conservation in their home state.
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Final IRP report examines availability and price of power

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) released its final 2014 Integrated Resource Plan Tuesday, reinforcing energy initiatives to reduce the demand for electricity and encourage the deployment of cleaner energy sources.
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