Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
State environmental officials say the beach at Squantz Pond State Park has been closed to swimmers because of blue-green algae that can emit toxins possibly harmful to people and dogs.
(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State environmental officials are offering advice for residents who may encounter snakes while out as the summer weather settles in. Rick Jacobson, director of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection […]
A bill that attempts to reduce high electricity bills that many New England consumers pay each winter is moving to the Connecticut governor’s desk.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is offering a series of events to inform the public about safe boating practices. Starting Saturday, the agency will hold events throughout Connecticut to […]
(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – There’s a red flag warning up for Connecticut today. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection puts the forest fire danger around the state at “Very High”. The warning is in […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A new southeastern Connecticut lawmaker says communities like Waterford should receive better notification when the state decides it wants to build a new park. Republican Sen. Paul Formica of East Lyme […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Towns and Connecticut environmental officials are battling over new rules intended to keep pollutants out of storm water that end up in rivers, streams and Long Island Sound. Towns say the […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says it will change its proposal to cut pollution from stormwater runoff to help reduce the financial burden on municipalities. Hearst Connecticut Media […]
SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut high school has been evacuated because of a mercury spill caused after a student dropped a thermometer. One student from Pomperaug High School in Southbury was taken to the […]
State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of water discharged into Long Island from Connecticut’s nuclear plant.