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Another Moose On The Loose In Southington

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is warning motorists in the Southington to be on the lookout for a moose on the loose. DEEP said the animal was spotted Tuesday […]

04/15/2014

Daniel Esty (Courtesy Yale University)

Esty Leaving State Post, Returning To Yale

Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Dan Esty is returning to Yale.

01/15/2014

Post office file photo (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

DEEP: Odor No Concern At East Hampton Post Office

(East Hampton, Conn./CBS Connecticut) All is well at a post office in East Hampton’s Cobalt section at 371 West High St. after the State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was called to the scene […]

12/19/2013

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Weekly Fishing Report

The DEEP has issued its weekly fishing report for the week of Oct. 24

10/25/2013

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Fall Hunting Season Set

Connecticut officials have announced the opening days of the fall hunting seasons.

10/08/2013

Fishing (Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekly Fishing Report Number 23

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued its weekly fishing report for the period starting September 26.

09/27/2013

Moose, aged 2 to 3 years (Courtesy DEEP)

DEEP Reminds Drivers Of Moose Danger

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says moose sightings have been reported recently in Farmington, New Milford and East Haddam.

09/24/2013

“Trophy” size brown trout. Photo from state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

DEEP Begins Fall Trout Stocking

Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced that its 2013 autumn trout stockings have begun. From now through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 29,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout […]

09/21/2013

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Early Fall Foliage? No, Most Likely Storm-Damaged Limbs

There have been some reports of what appears to be early fall foliage this year… but State Forester Chris Martin explained for WTIC’s Ray Dunaway what’s actually going on.

09/11/2013

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Some Areas Of Pachaug State Forest Being Reopened

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reopening most areas of the Pachaug State Forest that were closed last month after human-biting mosquitoes there tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

09/10/2013

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