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Florida manatee deaths soar as polluted water kills seagrass

October 26, 2021 |

Fish and Wildlife Service to boost habitat protections for the manatee. ... The state Department of Environmental Protection has set in motion a program aimed at sharply reducing the load of harmful releases ...

State's environmental chief to speak at Sherwood Island

July 19, 2011

Esty, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, will speak at 6 p.m. in the park's nature center. ... He will talk about his plans and ideas for the future, including the greening of the ...

Plan to heal Barnegat Bay, which has been 'loved to death'

October 26, 2021 |

Shawn LaTourette, the state's environmental protection commissioner, said his department supports the plan, and is planning future regulatory changes that should help meet its goals. ... Environmental Protection ...

Natural gas leaks in Boston are vastly underreported - and could be coming from inside homes, study says

October 25, 2021 |

The scientists say their estimated leak rate is six times higher than estimates based on the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection greenhouse gas inventory. ... Previous research has shown that ...

Neighbors oppose homes proposed for 'White Barn' property

January 7, 2015 |

Past efforts by the association led to public funding for open space preservation, according to Henkin, including a $250,000 grant from the city of Norwalk and $450,000 from the state Department of Environmental ...

State agency ripped for neglecting natural resources

March 25, 2012 |

Ken Dixon HARTFORD -- The General Assembly's Environment Committee headed off a revolt Friday among a group of members who believe the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is neglecting its ...

Dazed driver rescued from Saugatuck River bank

September 24, 2010

The state Department of Environmental Protection was alerted about the incident.

Albino deer sighting a rare find

July 1, 2010 |

Howard Kilpatrick, a deer program biologist for the state Department of Environmental Protection, said three kinds of deer can be seen in the state but an albino is most uncommon.

Sherwood Island advocates elect officers

June 28, 2010

In partnership with the state Department of Environmental Protection, the group's major project in recent years was raising money for construction of the park's new nature center, which opened last summer.

E-waste recycling regulations updated

June 12, 2010

New regulations, recently approved by the legislature's Regulations Review Committee, now allow the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to move forward with setting up the system, including the ...

Fuel leaks into Saugatuck after truck crash

June 2, 2010

The state Department of Environmental Protection and the Coast Guard were notified of the spill. ... State Department of Transportation trucks applied sand to the highway to make the surface less slippery.

Maine utility corridor 75% cleared of trees as vote looms

October 13, 2021 |

They also say environmental gains are overstated and that the project would stymie smaller, homegrown solar and wind power projects. ... The Maine Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing on the leased section Tuesday.

Police still searching for missing woman; dog found dead in Westport

April 28, 2010 |

Westport authorities said they have been checking the coastal areas and that state police and the Department of Environmental Protection have been checking nearby Sherwood Island State Park.

Cabins could be coming to Sherwood Island in Westport

December 4, 2010 |

Currently, the two cabins operated by the state Department of Environmental Protection at Hammonasset Beach in Madison, rent for $70 a night and sleep six people.

Pennsylvania eyes $500M from feds for environmental program

September 28, 2021

Growing Greener, begun in 1999, has had prior injections of cash, but environmental advocates say what's left is inadequate, considering long-term inflation and growing needs like preventing farmland runoff and ...

Happy birthday Sherwood Island Nature Center

June 14, 2010

The new center behind the East Beach is the result of a public-private partnership between the state Department of Environmental Protection and the friends.

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection forecasts unhealthy air quality for Thursday, June 9

June 8, 2011

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection continues to forecast unhealthy air quality for the following counties: Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London for Thursday, June 9, 2011.

Woog's World / Westport's Old Man River just keeps rolling ... and rivers are the better for it

August 10, 2013 |

Shell paid for his environmental degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. ... The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection noticed their work. ... With the DEEP (the new name for ...

Coyote attacks on pets on the rise

December 9, 2009 |

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reported that there are about 3,000 -- 5,000 coyotes populating Connecticut in 2007, and that the number is steadily rising.

Deer-control strategy backed by Westport RTM

August 4, 2011 |

The recommendations were drafted in June by members of the RTM's Health and Human Services, Environment and Public Protection Committees and will be sent to First Selectman Gordon Joseloff for further action. ...

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