Second, the CTDEP
bottom trawl survey may have shown biased lobster density as rocky substrate could sometimes interrupt a tow (CTDEP
2013) and boulder, and rocky substrates are generally associated with lower trawl capture efficiency (Steneck & Wilson 2001).
PA 06-161 required CTDEP to establish a motor vehicle GHG
PA 07-242 required CTDEP to adopt regulations to implement the
is now required by the court to conduct a further review of Islander East's application and to either provide record evidence in support of a denial of to clear the way for the Islander East project to move forward in either case in the next 75 days.
We are optimistic about the prospect of getting beyond past differences and begin actively working with the CTDEP
to construct and maintain a natural gas pipeline that addresses the region's energy needs in an environmentally responsible manner.
The Initiative was complemented by the CTDEP
and NYSDEC Monitoring and Resource Assessment Programs, and the joint CTSG and NYSG lobster outreach program.
On January 26, 2000, Secretary Daley declared the lobster fishery in LIS a "commercial fishery failure due to a resource disaster" under section 312(a) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (US Department of Commerce 2000, CTDEP 2000).
Oversight of the $1 million State of Connecticut research fund was carried out by the CTDEP Office of Long Island Sound Programs.
The chronic, widespread presence of relatively thin aRPD depths and highly anoxic sediment in western LIS throughout the months of May, September and December of 2002 is attributed to a well-documented combination of factors, including nutrient over-enrichment (eutrophication), resultant high inputs of labile organic matter to bottom waters and sediments and seasonal thermal stratification of the water column leading to near-bottom hypoxia (Parker & O'Reilly 1991, Welsh & Eller 1991, CTDEP 2000b).
The authors thank the CTDEP, the National Marine Fisheries Service in Milford, CT and the Marine Sciences Research Center at Stony Brook University, for the use of their vessels, they especially thank Dr.
Data from the CTDEP Stations in Figure 1 permit us to construct the surface and bottom temperature distributions using optimal interpolation for early August 1999 (Fig.
A climatology for bottom temperatures at CTDEP channel stations is provided in Table 1.