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DEEP to target drunken boaters

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OLD LYME, CT (AP) -

Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is kicking off "Operation Dry Water," an effort to target drunken boaters.

DEEP environmental conservation officers and other DEEP officials on Friday will discuss the multi-agency law enforcement and education initiative at DEEP's Marine Headquarters in Old Lyme. Law enforcement efforts will focus on boaters traveling the Connecticut River.

The Operation Dry Water program was originally launched by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators in 2009, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard.

Nationally, thousands of local, state and federal marine law enforcement officers will be on the water during the last weekend of June to provide high visibility to boating under the influence or BUI enforcement efforts during peak boating season.

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