Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Conn. Official Urges Residents To Support Wildlife Conservation EffortsBill Hyatt with Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, who leads the preservation effort, said warming waters are threatening many native species, including the brook trout, now restricted to increasingly smaller streams.
Connecticut Probing Nuclear Plant Water Released Into Long Island SoundThe water, which is discharged after cooling the nuclear reactors at the Millstone Power Station, creates a warm current that some fishermen say has the beneficial effect of attracting flounder and other species.
Officials Working To Determine Impact Bridgeport Fire Had On Long Island SoundThe waters off Long Island Sound from Stratford to Fairfield remained closed to fishing and shellfishing Monday following last week's massive warehouse fire in Bridgeport.
Gov. Malloy Helps Power Up State's First Microgrid At WesleyanMicrogrids are a means of providing power when storms knock out electricity to entire communities. Microgrids are fueled by natural gas and will provide hubs of power where they're built.
Connecticut Sets Its Sights On Drunken BoatersConnecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is kicking off ``Operation Dry Water,'' an effort to target drunken boaters.
Connecticut Moves To Institute Mattress RecyclingA Connecticut lawmaker said that discarded mattresses are a big problem in his state and he is moving to require that they be recycled, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
Exclusive: Charla Nash's Lawyer Blames State For Chimp Attack, Seeks $150 MillionAttorney Charles Willinger, who represents Charla Nash, spoke exclusively with WCBS 880's Fran Schneidau and said that the state DEEP ignored its own rules, which lead to the near fatal mauling.
Owners Encouraged To Turn Over Illegal Pets At Amnesty Day In BridgeportSome animals belong in a zoo -- not in your home. Such is the reason for Exotic Animal Amnesty Day at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut on March 31.
Connecticut Considers Bear HuntThe shooting of a backyard bear in Windsor has renewed discussion of whether there should be a bear hunt in Connecticut.