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State Environmental Officials Urge Protection Of Shore Birds

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut environmental officials are asking beachgoers to help protect nesting birds in coastal areas. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says visitors are often unaware of shorebirds nesting in the […]

07/04/2015

Emerald Ash Borer (courtesy Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

State To Campers: Leave Wood At Home

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut environmental officials are asking campers not to bring in their own firewood into campsites in the state. Officials with the Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection say bringing wood […]

05/23/2015

Photo Courtesy of the Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection

Dog Fishes Out Illegal Fish

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A dog with an apparent nose for fish helped snag two Bridgeport fishermen trying to make off with an illegal stash of striped bass this weekend. Saydee the labrador retriever is […]

05/11/2015

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DEEP Probing Suspicious Fires

Two suspicious fires in Somers and Stafford at a state forest remain under investigation.

09/09/2014

(Frederick J. Brown.AFP/Getty Images)

DEEP Employee Assaulted In Hartford

A Hartford man currently living in a Hartford halfway home is under arrest for assaulting a seasonal Department of Energy and Environmental Protection employee Monday.

08/13/2014

State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee. Photo by WTiC's Matt Dwyer.

State: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels

A state report released today finds that Connecticut’s greenhouse gas emissions are now below levels put into the air back in 1990.

06/06/2014

(File Photo Courtesy DEEP)

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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