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Turtles

DEP Warns Against Releasing Pet Turtles

The Department of Environmental Protection is warning people who buy turtles as pets not to release them into the wild.

03/12/2011

State Seeks Greenway Parcels

Connecticut officials are looking for parcels of undeveloped land for possible designation as official state greenways.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/19/2011

Winter Weather

DEP Will Allow Some Snow Dumping In Waterways

Some dumping of plowed snow into Connecticut waterways is getting the go-ahead from the Connecticut DEP– with certain provisions.

02/04/2011

(Credit:  Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Winter’s Snow Prompts Spring Flooding Concerns

It could be an active flood season in Connecticut once all this snow melts. Officials with the State Department of Environmental Protection say they are taking steps now to try to minimize any problems. Spokesman […]

01/31/2011

CVS Agrees to Pay State $269,000 in Penalties

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut environmental regulators says CVS has agreed to pay a nearly $269,000 penalty to settle allegations that the chain’s drug stores improperly disposed of photo processing and pharmaceutical wastewater. The state […]

11/23/2010

Three Taken to Hospital, Residents Evacuated in Meriden Hazmat Situation

Residents of 81 apartments at the Wilcox Apartments on South Main Street in Middletown were evacuated after three workers cleaning the grounds at the complex were taken to a hospital when they were exposed to […]

10/14/2010

Weekly Fishing Report for Week of Oct. 13

The Department of Environmental Protection has issued its weekly fishing report for the week starting October 13.

10/14/2010

Fishing Report for Week of Oct. 6

The State Department of Environmental Protection has issued its weekly inland and marine fishing report for the week starting October 6.

10/08/2010

Fall Salmon Stocking Underway

    The Department of Environmental Protection says it has begun stocking surplus brookstock Atlantic Salmon into state lakes and rivers.  The broodstock salmon come from state and federal hatcheries operated as part of the […]

10/07/2010

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