|Environmental protection overview|
|Formed||July 1, 2011|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Connecticut|
|Headquarters||79 Elm Street Hartford, Connecticut 06106-5127|
|Deputy Ministers responsible|
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is a state agency in the US state of Connecticut. The department oversees the state's natural resources and environment and regulates public utilities and energy policy. It is headquartered in Hartford.
The agency was created on July 1, 2011, by the merging of two other state agencies, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control. Daniel C. Esty was appointed as commissioner of the DEEP upon its creation in July 2011. Rob Klee served as commissioner of the department from January 2014 through December 2018. Katie S. Dykes has served as commissioner since January 2019.
- "Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Launched". Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. July 1, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
- Official website
- Official Connecticut DEEP Hunting Regulations
- Official Connecticut DEEP Inland & Marine Fishing Regulations