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19 years later, 9/11 marks day of great pain

September 10, 2020 |

"I'm always very moved by this and glad I could make it one more time." dj.simmons@hearstmediact.com Troopers with the State Department of Environmental Protection flank the outdoor memorial as Connecticut holds ...

Why only some firefighters can fight forest fires

February 18, 2019 |

It's called the Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew, and it's comprised of both local firefighters and employees of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. ... Rich Opalnenik, left, and Jeff ...

New high-tech buoy coming to Buzzards Bay

October 16, 2021

BOSTON (AP) - A high-tech buoy designed to enhance maritime safety is being installed in Buzzards Bay, state environmental officials said. The buoy that measures wave height, wave period, wave direction and ...

Sunset lectures at Sherwood Island

June 21, 2011

July 21: "Dinosaurs in Connecticut" by Meg Enkler, environmental education coordinator at Dinosaur State Park. July 28: "Connecticut Parks: Back to the Future" by Dan Esty, commissioner of the Connecticut ...

Tanker truck rolls over near Boston spilling diesel fuel

October 13, 2021

(AP) - A tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel rolled onto its side near Boston early Wednesday morning, spilling fuel into environmentally sensitive areas and blocking a major intersection, ...

Coyote discussion Thursday at Sherwood Island

July 11, 2011

Chris Vann, a nuisance-wildlife biologist with the state Department of Environmental Protection, at 6 p.m. will lecture on the increase in coyotes in populated areas of the state and discuss public fears about the predators killing small pets.

Saugatuck River bridge, Route 136 stretch named 'scenic highway' by state

July 14, 2016 |

The 1.82-mile portion begins at the intersection of Route 136 with Route 1 and Compo Road South, continues to the intersection of Route 136 and Bridge Street and concludes at the west end of the Saugatuck River ...

Driver crashes into construction vehicle

May 13, 2010

The driver of the construction vehicle was also transported to the hospital for evaluation, according to an incident report provided by the Westport Fire Department. Westport firefighers joined the Norwalk Fire ...

CL&P gives Earthplace $11,000 for water quality research

February 28, 2012

A watershed-wide water quality report is expected to be issued in October 2012 and shared with seven partners and stakeholders, including local governments in the watershed and the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

Maine finds no violations at salmon farm fish die off site

September 27, 2021

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection said the company reported more than 100,000 fish deaths between the two sites.

Live birds of prey at Sherwood Island Nature Center

July 28, 2011

The nature center, located between the East Beach and the salt marsh nature trail, was built by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection in partnership with the Friends of Sherwood Island.

Truck driver escapes injuries in Westport crash

July 16, 2011

The state Department of Environmental Protection was alerted to arrange clean up of the spill.

Westport weather: A sunny end to 2010; a wet welcome to 2011

December 31, 2010

Because a high-pressure system is settling over the area and there will be little or no wind, the state Department of Environmental Protection Agency, pollution will cause air pollution to linger near ground ...

Load of live fish condemned following truck rollover on I-95

September 21, 2010

The entire load of fish was condemned by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, which responded to the 6:15 p.m. accident along with members of the state police, Department of Environmental ...

Deer control measures to be voted on

July 16, 2010

"Assistance and advice is available from our State [Department of Environmental Protection" officers and leaders in our sister towns that have already implemented deer management plans.

State OKs money for Sherwood Island improvements

July 14, 2010

Rell said the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), which administers state parks, had conducted a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the parks to develop a plan for infrastructure improvements.

Car blaze shuts down major Westport parking area

June 24, 2010

A small quantity of gasoline flowed into a storm drain, prompting local officials to notify the state Department of Environmental Protection and Coast Guard. ... The Westport Fire Department quickly extinguished ...

State alleges improper asbestos removal, disposal in Salem

October 8, 2021

"The place was completely cleaned by MRM under the direction of the (Department of Environmental Protection)."

Westport police seek help locating missing Greenwich woman

April 21, 2010

Yesterday, the Greenwich Police Department release a flyer requesting assistance locating a missing person who is possibly suicidal. ... Units from the Westport and Greenwich police, along with state police and ...

Maine AG considers suing over PCB, PFAS contamination

September 25, 2021

Over the next two years, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection plans to sample approximately 700 additional locations, and in January 2023 will begin receiving reports of PFAS use in products sold in Maine pursuant to a new state law.

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