Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
|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||Macky McCleary
|Parent department||United States Environmental Protection Agency|
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. 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.
- "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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