Posts Tagged ‘ CT DEP ’

Former CT DEP chief may take over at EPA

Feb 6th, 2013 | By

Connecticut’s former top environmental official — Gina McCarthy — is reported to be leading the short list to take over the top slot at the Environmental Protection Agency. McCarthy currently runs the air division there as the assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation. For more on this story, visit: Former CT DEP

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DEP Announces 2011 Year of the Turtle Children’s Art Contest

Mar 24th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut DEP and the Friends of Sessions Woods, as part of the Year of the Turtle awareness campaign with Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, are sponsoring a turtle art contest for children in kindergarten through fifth grade.

CFE urges Environment Committee to support DEP permitting bill

Feb 1st, 2011 | By

CFE testified at a public hearing urging state support for a bill that would require the DEP to establish adequate staffing levels for enforcement and permitting to perform those functions in a timely and effective manner.

Fishing Column: Underwater camera to give DEP new look at fishes – StamfordAdvocate

Jan 31st, 2011 | By

Earlier this month the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Long Island Sound Program announced it has received a state-of-the-art underwater research camera on behalf of the New England Regional Ocean Council from Coastal America’s Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership (CWRP). via Fishing Column: Underwater camera to give DEP new look at fishes –

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Gov. Commends Environmental Award Winners, including CT Environmental Headlines

Oct 21st, 2010 | By

CT Environmental Headlines was among CT DEP GreenCircle Award winners Tuesday at The Siemon Co., in Watertown. Award winners range from a group of Milford Cub Scouts for a beach cleanup to The Siemon Co., which has installed hundreds of solar panels and reduced its waste to landfills.

CT Environmental Headlines (where you are right now) is a blog, website and e-mail service that provides links to the public to current environmental news stories in the state.

DEP: Bridgeport Energy LLC – Notice of Tentative Determination

Aug 18th, 2010 | By

The Commissioner of Environmental Protection hereby gives notice of a tentative determination to renew a permit based on an application submitted by Bridgeport Energy LLC (“the applicant”) under section 22a-430 of the Connecticut General Statutes for a permit to discharge into the waters of the state.