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May 8, 2007
Scoping Notices
      There are no scoping notices available for review at this time.
Environmental Impact Evaluations available for review and comment
      1.  NEW!  South Windsor I-291 Gateway Zone (South Windsor)

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Scoping Notices

Scoping Notices have been issued for the following state projects.  These projects are in the earliest stages of planning.  At the scoping stage, detailed information on a project's design, alternatives, and environmental impacts does not yet exist.  Sponsoring agencies are asking for comments from other agencies and from the public as to the scope of alternatives and environmental impacts that should be considered for further study.  Send your comments to the contact person listed for the project by the date indicated.

EIE Notices

The following Environmental Impact Evaluations (EIEs) have been completed by state agencies and are available for review and comment. 

1.  Notice of EIE for South Windsor Interstate 291 Gateway Zone

Municipality where project is proposed:  South Windsor, CT

Address of Possible Project Location: I-291 Gateway Zone 

Project DescriptionThe Town of South Windsor has proposed a 165-acre industrial development in the area of Interstate 291, Route 30 and Route 5.  The Town of South Windsor would like to develop 22-acres owned by the town and an additional 143 privately held acres in the I-291 Gateway Zone.  The parcels are located to the east of Connecticut Route 5, to the South of Chapel Road, to the North of Ellington Road, and State lands and I-291 border the property to the South. The development is expected to include construction of roads, utility infrastructure, and other associated improvements.  

Project Map(s):  Click here to view a map of the project area.

Comments on this EIE will be accepted from May 11, 2007 until the close of business onJune 26, 2007

The public can view a copy of this EIE which will be available from May 11, 2007 at:

·        Town Manager’s Office, 1540 Sullivan Ave, Town Hall, South Windsor, CT 06074

·        Town Clerk’s Office, 1540 Sullivan Ave, Town Hall, South Windsor, CT 06074

·        South Windsor Library, 1550 Sullivan Ave, South Windsor, CT 06074

·        DECD, 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106 or


There is no public hearing scheduled for this EIE. The agency will hold a public hearing if 25 or more persons or an association that has at least 25 members request a hearing. A public hearing request must be made no later than May 18, 2007.

Send your comments about this EIE to:

Name: Dimple Desai
Agency: Department of Economic and Community Development
Address: 505 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT 06106-7106

If you have questions about where you can review this EIE, or similar matters, please contact:

Name: Nelson Tereso
Agency: Department of Economic and Community Development
Address: 505 Hudson Street  Hartford, CT 06106-7106
Phone: (860) 270-8213

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