Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

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Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)
Environmental protection overview
Formed July 1, 2011
Preceding agencies Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Public Utility Control
Jurisdiction Government of Connecticut
Headquarters 79 Elm Street Hartford, Connecticut 06106-5127
Minister responsible Rob Klee, Interim Commissioner
Deputy Ministers responsible Katie Scharf Dykes
Macky McCleary
Susan Whalen
Parent department United States Environmental Protection Agency
Website http://www.ct.gov/deep/

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is a state agency of Connecticut. The department oversees the natural resources and environment of the state, as well as regulating 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.[1] Daniel C. Esty was appointed as commissioner of the DEEP upon its creation in July, 2011. Rob Klee has served as Interim Commissioner of the Department since January, 2014.

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  1. ^ "Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Launched". Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. July 1, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2011. 

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