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Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

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  • Five Questions: Former Legislator Transfers His Energy To DPUC

    Five Questions: Former Legislator Transfers His Energy To DPUC
    Former state Rep. Kevin DelGobbo, a Republican from Naugatuck, was appointed in January as one of five commissioners of the state Department of Public Utility Control. His specialty on the authority is electric industry issues. As a legislator, he co-authored the 2005 Energy Independence Act and was a member of the governor's working group on developing Connecticut's Energy Vision.
  • Officials Warned Repeatedly of Possible Chimp Attack

    Officials Warned Repeatedly of Possible Chimp Attack
    A report from the Associated Press says officials at the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection were warned numerous times more than three years ago about the potential dangers of that chimpanzee, who attacked and seriously injured a local...

    Closeup On Old Furnace State Park

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name refers to an old iron smelter which once stood on the site, which is in the Danielson section of Killingly. In colonial times, the furnace was built to reduce local ore into iron for agricultural equipment and machinery....

    Getting Out And Letterboxing

    Getting Out And Letterboxing
    Want to get your kids off the couch, away from the video games for a few hours? Try Letterboxing, a Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection program designed to get families moving and learning about the environment. "It's definitely a...

    An Uncertain Future For a (Possibly Haunted) Historic Lighthouse Off Fairfield Beach

    An Uncertain Future For a (Possibly Haunted) Historic Lighthouse Off Fairfield Beach
    Underscoring the wisdom of the old adage “Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” consider the strange three-year stewardship of the Penfield Reef Lighthouse off the coast of Fairfield Beach by Beacon Preservation, a nonprofit environmental...