Posts Tagged ‘ CT DEEP ’

Forcing industry to lead recycling is paying off, by Diane Duva, via Hartford Business Journal

May 14th, 2012 | By

By Diane Duv, assistant director of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. We were puzzled by the Hartford Business Journal’s criticism (“Tale of Two Numbers Shows State’s Folly,” 5/7/12) of our state’s efforts to remove items like obsolete computer terminals, televisions and used mattresses from the waste stream so that materials from them can

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‘Year of the Turtle’ is over (update)

Jan 9th, 2012 | By

We have 12 different turtle species native to Connecticut, out of 328 species known worldwide, the Hartford Courant reports. But the Connecticut’s “Year of the Turtle” is over. The joint campaign by the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection and Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation has come to an end. Click on this environmental headline to read more about what you might have missed during the Year of the Turtle.

CT DEEP newsletter loaded with local environmental information

Oct 25th, 2011 | By

The recent newsletter from the CT DEEP addresses the following subjects: the Lead by Example Program, Reuse & Recycling, Mattress Recycling, Clean Air, Boiler MACT Update, Odor School, Water, Expedited Permitting for Irene, Water Discharge Monitoring, Subsurface Sewage Disposal and lots more.

DEEP to Begin Fall Broodstock Atlantic Salmon Stocking: Four hundred salmon to be stocked this week

Oct 20th, 2011 | By

The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has announced the beginning of its annual stockings of surplus broodstock Atlantic salmon. This week DEEP’s Inland Fisheries Division will be stocking approximately 400 salmon. These fish will be released into the Naugatuck River, Mount Tom Pond, the Shetucket River and Crystal Lake in Ellington.

CT DEEP launches ‘Your Business and the Environment’ newsletter

Apr 23rd, 2011 | By

CT DEP launches a newsletter for the business community, “Because you are important partners with us in helping to protect Connecticut’s environment and natural resources and in building a prosperous and sustainable economy for our state.”