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November 16, 2021

Scoping Notice

  1. Notice of Scoping for Southbury Training School Farm Building Demolition, Southbury.
  2. Notice of Scoping for Wellington at Madison, Multifamily Housing, Madison.
  3. Notice of Scoping for Enfield Manor – Elderly/Disabled Housing Development, Enfield.
  4. NEW! Notice of Scoping for Mirror Lake Improvements at the University of Connecticut, Mansfield.
  5. NEW! Notice of Scoping for South Campus Residence Hall at the University of Connecticut, Mansfield

Scoping Notice - Post-Scoping Notice (Need More Time)

     No notice for additional time has been submitted for publication in this edition.

Post-Scoping Notice

     No Post-Scoping Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.

Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE)

  1. Notice of an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) for Naugatuck Valley Regional Wastewater Study, Ansonia, Derby, and Seymour.

Agency Record of Decision

     No Record of Decision Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.

OPM Determination of Adequacy

     No Determination of Adequacy Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.

State Land Transfer

  1. NEW! Notice of Proposed Land Transfer in Trumbull.

 

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Scoping Notice

"Scoping" is for projects 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. Read More


The following Scoping Notices have been submitted for publication in this edition.

1. Notice of Scoping for Southbury Training School Farm Building Demolition


Project Title
: Department of Agriculture – Southbury Training School Farm Building Demolition


Location:
Corner of Spruce Brook Rd., Purchase Brook Rd. and Cassidy Rd. in Southbury


Municipality
where proposed action might be located: Southbury


Project Description
: This project would involve demolition of certain buildings within property under the custody and control of the Department of Agriculture, in the town of Southbury.  While the Department has undertaken an Adaptive Re-Use Study in hopes of restoring some or all of the buildings, demolition has become necessary due to safety and vandalism concerns, prohibitive restoration costs, and the fact that none of the farmers leasing land from the Department of Agriculture at the property have an agricultural use for the subject buildings and structures.  The buildings identified for demolition are as follows:

  1. Farm Cottage #1 and #2 (building #’s 4 and 1 on the attached diagram);
  2. Foreman’s house and the associated garage (building #’s 2 and 3 on the attached diagram);
  3. Triplex farmhouse (building #18);
  4. Transformer house (building #6);
  5. Milk house and smokestack (building #7);
  6. Bunker silo (building #11); and
  7. Abattoir (identified by name, located along Cassidy Road).

Project Map and Photos: Click here to view a map of the project area.  Click here to view photos of the buildings targeted for demolition.


Other Materials: 
Click here for a letter from State Historic Preservation Office, relevant to this project.  Click here to see the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, which includes these buildings.


Written comments: 
Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on December 3, 2021.


Public Scoping Meeting:  
Any person may ask to hold a Public Scoping Meeting by sending such a request to the address below. If a meeting is requested by 25 or more individuals, or by an association that represents 25 or more members, the Department of Agriculture, as the sponsoring agency, must schedule a Public Scoping Meeting. Such requests must be made by November 12, 2021.


Written comments and/or requests for a public scoping meeting should be sent by fax or e-mail to:

Name:  Stephen Anderson

Agency:  Department of Agriculture

Address:  450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 703, Hartford, CT 06103

Fax:  (860) 920-3134

E-Mail:  stephen.anderson@ct.gov


Inquiries and requests to view and or copy documents: 
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, requests can be submitted to the Department of Agriculture, using the process outlined on the Department of Agriculture website.  Click here to go to the website.


What Happens Next:
The sponsoring agency will make a determination whether to proceed with preparation of an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) or that the project does not require the preparation of an EIE under the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA). A Post-Scoping Notice of its decision will appear in a future edition of the Environmental Monitor.


2. Notice of Scoping for Wellington at Madison, Multifamily Housing

Address: 131 Cottage Road

Municipality: Madison, CT

Project Description:
The proposed project is multifamily residential for 31 housing units in six structures on a 2.86 acre site at 131 Cottage Road in Madison. Providing high quality rental housing to families with a range of incomes (80% affordable, 20% market rate) is the goal of the non-profit developer. The site design aims to create a neighborhood feel by incorporating the renovation of a historic home and barn and newly constructed condominium-style buildings centered around a village green area.  

The property is in a transitional zoned district and a high opportunity area within walking distance to neighborhood amenities including retail and commercial facilities and public transportation.  The site plan includes a community center, parking, landscaping, and stone walkways and sidewalks.  The project includes the renovation of the historic Henry Josiah Meigs House c1808-1810 which is listed on the State Registry of historic places.  The State Historic Preservation Office has reviewed the work and has determined that there will be no adverse effects to historic resources.  A property easement has been entered at the north edge of the site.  The project will include on-site septic systems engineered to meet all local and state public health requirements.  All other services will be provided by public utilities.  The development has received local planning and zoning approvals from the town of Madison.

Although a portion of the site is currently in the 500 year flood plain, the actual ground elevations are above the 500 year flood elevation of 11.5 feet.   Because of this discrepancy, an application has been filed for a FEMA Letter of Map Amendment.  Obtaining a flood management certification from CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection will be a secondary measure of flood safety if required.  The ground floor finished floor elevations will be more than two feet above the 500 year flood plain and all new housing units will have dry and safe egress from the flood plain limits.  

Project Maps:

Click here to view a Vicinity Map for the project area. 
Click here to view a Site Plan of the project. 

Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on: Thursday, December 2, 2021. 

Any person may ask the sponsoring agency to hold a Public Scoping Meeting by sending such a request to the address below. If a meeting is requested by 25 or more individuals, or by an association that represents 25 or more members, the sponsoring agency shall schedule a Public Scoping Meeting. Such requests must be made by Friday, November 12, 2021.

Written comments and/or requests for a public scoping meeting should be sent to:

Name:  JaCinta Frazier 
Agency: Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
E-Mail: DOH.CEPA@ct.gov

If you have questions about the public meeting, or other questions about the scoping for this project, contact:

Name:  JaCinta Frazier 
Agency: Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
E-Mail: DOH.CEPA@ct.gov

Inquiries and requests to view and or copy documents, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, must be submitted to the sponsoring state agency:

Name: Randi Pincus, Staff Attorney
Agency: Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
E-Mail: Randi.Pincus@ct.gov

What Happens Next: The sponsoring agency will make a determination whether to proceed with preparation of an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) or that the project does not require the preparation of an EIE under the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA). A Post-Scoping Notice of its decision will appear in a future edition of the Environmental Monitor.


3. Notice of Scoping for Enfield Manor – Elderly/Disabled Housing Development

Address: Enfield Terrace

Municipality: Enfield, CT

Project Description:
The proposed project is a redevelopment of a facility for elderly and disabled individuals for the Enfield Housing Authority as a State Sponsored Housing Portfolio property.   The affordability mix will include 56 units for households less than 50% Area Median Income (AMI) and 43 units less than 60% AMI.  The plans include demolition of the existing buildings and new construction of 2 three-story buildings containing 99 rental units totaling 109,000 gross square feet on an 11.82 acre site. The relocation plan includes a phased approach as new units are constructed. The new construction will meet all state and federal guidelines for accessibility and energy efficiency.  The site is in a Priority Funding area and is serviced by local bus service to shopping, medical offices, and commuter bus lines. The new site plan will include a community center, laundry, parking, greenspace, emergency access roads, and a walking path.   
Environmental site assessments do not identify any recognized environmental concerns or areas of concern.   The existing buildings will be fully abated of all hazardous materials prior to demolition.  The State Historic Preservation Office has reviewed project and has determined that no historic properties will be affected.  The Enfield local Historic Commission has also approved the project. 

The proposed site plan includes the preservation and protection of the existing state wetlands on the eastern portion of the site.   The plans have been reviewed and approved by the Town of Enfield Inland Wetlands Commission and the project will meet all required measures and conditions of approval.  The location does not include critical habitat or listed species according to state and federal maps and it is not inside of any mapped aquifer protection, watershed, or flood zone areas.  There are no farmland activities at this site and the state’s farmland soils map indicates that the site does not contain over 5 acres of farmland soils. The proposed project has received the review and approval of the Enfield Planning and Zoning Commission on February 28, 2019.

Project Maps:

Click here to view a Vicinity Map for the project area. 

Click here to view a Demolition Plan of the project.

Click here to view the Proposed Site Plan for the project. 

Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on Thursday, December 2, 2021.

Any person may ask the sponsoring agency to hold a Public Scoping Meeting by sending such a request to the address below. If a meeting is requested by 25 or more individuals, or by an association that represents 25 or more members, the sponsoring agency shall schedule a Public Scoping Meeting. Such requests must be made by Friday, November 12, 2021.

Written comments and/or requests for a public scoping meeting should be sent to:

Name:  JaCinta Frazier 
Agency: Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
E-Mail: DOH.CEPA@ct.gov

If you have questions about the public meeting, or other questions about the scoping for this project, contact:

Name:  JaCinta Frazier 
Agency: Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
E-Mail: DOH.CEPA@ct.gov

Inquiries and requests to view and or copy documents, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, must be submitted to the sponsoring state agency:

Name: Randi Pincus, Staff Attorney
Agency: Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
E-Mail: Randi.Pincus@ct.gov

What Happens Next: The sponsoring agency will make a determination whether to proceed with preparation of an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) or that the project does not require the preparation of an EIE under the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA). A Post-Scoping Notice of its decision will appear in a future edition of the Environmental Monitor.


4. Notice of Scoping for Mirror Lake Improvements
at the University of Connecticut

Project Title: Mirror Lake Improvements

Addresses of Possible Locations: Mansfield Road at the University of Connecticut, Storrs

Municipality Where Proposed Action Might be Located: Mansfield

Project Description:

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is planning to design and reconstruct Mirror Lake – a large stormwater basin on the Storrs Campus, in the area of the South Campus roughly bounded by Storrs Road to the east, Mansfield Road to the south and west, and Harry Grant Manchester Hall to the north. Known as the “Mirror Lake Improvements Project,” the Proposed Action to be assessed under the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA) process consists of the following elements:

  • Utility and infrastructure improvements, including tie-in to existing utilities available in the project area
  • Mirror Lake restoration, dam and spillway modifications, and green infrastructure improvements for stormwater management

The Proposed Action is located within the Roberts Brook subwatershed, within the Fenton River watershed, and within the University of Connecticut Historic District. Elements of the Proposed Action were identified in the University’s Campus Master Plan, including improvements to Mirror Lake and its immediate surroundings. An updated campus drainage master plan and a recently-completed feasibility study for Mirror Lake identified needed modifications to the stormwater basin, spillway and dam to improve storage, quality, and safety. UConn will incorporate comments from a public scoping meeting and evaluate the Proposed Action with taking no action or other feasible alternatives. Direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts associated with the Proposed Action will also be assessed.

Project Maps and Photos:

Click the following link for a general location of the project area:

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/UConn/Mirror-Lake-Improvements/Site_Map_Mirror_Lake.pdf

Written Comments:

Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on December 16, 2021.

Public Scoping Meeting:

There will be a Public Scoping Meeting for this proposed action.

Date: Wednesday, December 8th

Time: 6:30 PM (EST)

Place: Virtual

Notes: Participants MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE through the following link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6080155684541563918

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting (including an option to join by phone).

Additional information regarding the meeting, as well as a link to a recording of the meeting, will be posted at: https://updc.uconn.edu/.

Written Comments and/or Requests for Public Scoping Meeting Materials Should Be Sent by Fax or E-mail to:

Name: James Libby, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Agency: University of Connecticut, University Planning, Design and Construction

Address: 31 LeDoyt Rd, Unit 3038, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3038

Fax: (860) 486-3117

E-mail: james.libby@uconn.edu

Inquiries and requests to view and or copy documents, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, must be submitted to the sponsoring State Agency:

Name: Public Records Administration

Agency: c/o University Communications

Address: 34 North Eagleville Road, U-3144

E-Mail: https://publicrecords.uconn.edu/make-a-request/

Phone: (860) 486-5337

What Happens Next: The sponsoring agency will make a determination whether to proceed with preparation of an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) or that the project does not require the preparation of an EIE under the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA). A Post-Scoping Notice of its decision will appear in a future edition of the Environmental Monitor.


5. Notice of Scoping for South Campus Residence Hall
at the University of Connecticut

Project Title: South Campus Residence Hall

Address of Possible Location: Gilbert Road at the University of Connecticut, Storrs

Municipality Where Proposed Action Might be Located: Mansfield

Project Description:

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is planning a design-build project on the Storrs Campus in the area of the South Campus roughly bounded by Mansfield Road to the east, Maple Lane to the south, the Anna M. Snow Residence Hall to the west, and Gilbert Road to the north. Known as the “South Campus Residence Hall Project,” the Proposed Action to be assessed under the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA) process consists of the following elements:

  • Residence hall and dining facility comprised of approximately 200,000 gross square feet with 600-650 beds and 600-700 dining seats
  • Utility and infrastructure improvements, and tie-ins to existing utilities

The Proposed Action is located within the Roberts Brook subwatershed, within the Fenton River watershed, and within the University of Connecticut National Register Historic District. Elements of the Proposed Action were identified in the University’s Campus Master Plan, including a residence hall in the proposed location. While projected enrollment at UConn is expected to remain generally flat for the foreseeable future, much of the existing on-campus housing stock is in need of renewal.  The Proposed Action will create capacity to take other housing facilities offline for renovation and modernization.  UConn will incorporate comments from a public scoping meeting, and evaluate the Proposed Action with taking no action or other feasible alternatives. Direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts associated with the Proposed Action – including those related to historic resources and other impacts identified in the 2016 CEPA process for the South Campus Development – will also be assessed.

Project Maps and Photos:

Click the following link for a general location of the project area:

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/UConn/South-Campus-Residence-Hall/Site_Map_Res_Hall.pdf

Written Comments:

Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on December 16, 2021.

Public Scoping Meeting:

There will be a Public Scoping Meeting for this proposed action.

Date: Wednesday, December 8th

Time: 6:30 PM (EST)

Place: Virtual

Notes: Participants MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE through the following link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6080155684541563918

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting (including an option to join by phone).

Additional information regarding the meeting, as well as a link to a recording of the meeting, will be posted at: https://updc.uconn.edu/.

Written Comments and/or Requests for Public Scoping Meeting Materials Should Be Sent by Fax or E-mail to:

Name: James Libby, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Agency: University of Connecticut, University Planning, Design and Construction

Address: 31 LeDoyt Rd, Unit 3038, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3038

Fax: (860) 486-3117

E-mail: james.libby@uconn.edu

Inquiries and requests to view and or copy documents, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, must be submitted to the sponsoring State Agency:

Name: Public Records Administration

Agency: c/o University Communications

Address: 34 North Eagleville Road, U-3144

E-Mail: https://publicrecords.uconn.edu/make-a-request/

Phone: (860) 486-5337

What Happens Next: The sponsoring agency will make a determination whether to proceed with preparation of an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) or that the project does not require the preparation of an EIE under the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA). A Post-Scoping Notice of its decision will appear in a future edition of the Environmental Monitor.

 

Scoping Notice - Post-Scoping Notice (Need More Time)

If an agency is unable to publish a Post-Scoping Notice within six months after the comment period for scoping, the agency will publish an update with an action status and an estimate as to when a Post-Scoping Notice will be published. Such an update will be published by the agency at six-month intervals until the Post-Scoping Notice is published. Read More


No notice for additional time has been submitted for publication in this edition.


Post-Scoping Notice

A Post-Scoping Notice is the determination by a sponsoring agency, after publication of a Scoping Notice and consideration of comments received, whether an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) needs to be prepared for a proposed State action. Read More


No Post-Scoping Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.


EIE Notice

After Scoping, an agency that wishes to undertake an action that could significantly affect the environment must produce, for public review and comment, a detailed written evaluation of the expected environmental impacts. This is called an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE)Read More 


The following EIE Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.

1. Notice of an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) for Naugatuck Valley Regional Wastewater Study

Municipalities where proposed action is to be located: Ansonia, Derby, Seymour

Project Description: The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), together with the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG), evaluated potential wastewater treatment consolidation alternatives for five municipalities in the Naugatuck Valley.  The purpose and need of this study are to identify and evaluate feasible and cost-effective options for reducing the number of treatment facilities while addressing the wastewater treatment challenges faced by the participating municipalities, in order to lower their future wastewater treatment costs and enhance treatment capacity, reliability, and environmental quality. The facilities originally evaluated are located in the municipalities of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck and Seymour.  The final recommendation of the study is for a regional wastewater utility providing service to Ansonia, Derby, and Seymour.  
 
The NVCOG received a grant award from the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) to conduct a study of regional wastewater treatment alternatives for several communities that are burdened by deficient treatment facilities, regulatory compliance citations, and/or the high cost of upgrading or maintaining individual wastewater treatment facilities.  
 
Phase 1 of the study analyzed existing conditions and capacities at facilities in the participating towns and included community outreach to each of the participating municipalities.  Phase 1 was completed in spring 2019 and resulted in a broad list of potential alternatives that required more thorough evaluation. 

Phase 2 of the study narrowed down the list of alternatives, only those alternatives considered to be prudent and feasible were the subject of a more extensive technical and engineering analysis.  The resulting Environmental Impact Evaluation has identified a preferred alternative.

The public can view a copy of this EIE here: Naugatuck Valley Regional Wastewater Study. It can also be accessed at the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments website at: NVCOG Wastewater Regionalization Final Report.  

Scoping Notice and Post Scoping Notice: The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection published a Scoping Notice on November 5, 2019 and a Post-Scoping Notice on September 21, 2021 in the Environmental Monitor.  

Any person can ask the sponsoring agency to hold a public hearing by sending such a request to the address below by October 15, 2021.  If a public hearing is requested by 25 or more individuals, or by an association that represents 25 or more members, the sponsoring agency shall schedule a public hearing.  

Comments on this EIE will be accepted until the close of business on: December 6, 2021 

For questions on this EIE or to send your written comments about this EIE, please contact:

Name: Stela Marusin, Sanitary Engineer III

Agency: Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Address: 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106

E-Mail: Stela.Marusin@ct.gov 


What happens next:
DEEP will review the comments received and may conduct further environmental study and analysis or amend the evaluation. DEEP will prepare responses to the substantive issues raised in review of and comment on the EIE and any supplemental materials or amendments. Those responses and all supplemental materials and comments shall be made available in a "Record of Decision" which will appear in the Environmental Monitor for public inspection.


Agency Record of Decision

After an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) is developed, an agency will prepare a concise public record of decision, which takes into consideration the agency’s findings in the EIE, and any comments received on that evaluation. Read More 


No Record of Decision Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.


OPM's Determination of Adequacy

After an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) is developed. the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) will determine if the EIE is adequate. If not, OPM will specify the areas of inadequacy with reference to CEPA or the CEPA regulations and specify the corrective action required. Read More 


No Determination of Adequacy Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.


State Land Transfer Notice

Connecticut General Statutes Section 4b-47 requires public notice of most proposed sales and transfers of state-owned lands. The public has an opportunity to comment on any such proposed transfer. Each notice includes an address where comments should be sent. Read more about the process


The following State Land Transfer Notice has been submitted for publication in this edition.

1. Notice of Proposed Land Transfer in Trumbull

Complete Address of Property:  Frank Street, Trumbull, Connecticut

Number of acres to be transferred: .12 acres

Click to view map of property location

Description of Property:

Below is some general information about the property. It should not be considered a complete description of the property and should not be relied upon for making decisions. If only a portion of a property is proposed for transfer, the description pertains only to the portion being transferred.

Brief Description of Historical and Current Uses:  Vacant Land

The property to be transferred contains the following:

 

Building(s) in use

 

Building(s) not in use

 x

No Structures

   

Other Features:

 

Paved areas

 

Wooded land

 

Non agricultural fields 

 

Active agriculture

 

Ponds, streams, other water, wetlands

 

Public water supply

 

On-site well

 x

Water Supply Unknown

 

Served by sewers 

   

On-site septic system 

 x  

Waste Disposal Unknown

Click to view aerial view of property

 The property is in the following municipal zone(s):

  x 

Zoned (Zone A)

   

Not zoned  

   

Not known 

 x

Residential

 

Industrial 

 

Commercial

   

Institutional 

 

Other: 

 

Special features of the property, if known:  None

Value of property, if known: 

 x  

If checked, value is not known.

Links to other available information

Type of Sale or Transfer:

  x 

Sale or transfer of property in fee 

 

Sale or transfer of partial interest in the property (such as an easement). Description of interest:

The agency is proposing to transfer the property with the following restrictions on future uses:

  x 

If checked, the state is not currently proposing restrictions on future uses.

Reason the state of Connecticut is proposing to transfer this property: No longer needed. 

 

Comments from the public are welcome and will be accepted until the close of business on December 16, 2021.

 

Comments may include (but are not limited to) information you might have about significant natural resources or recreation resources on the property, as well as your recommendations for means to preserve such resources.

 

Written comments or questions* should be sent to:

Name: Daniel T. Butler, Principal Attorney

Agency: Department of Social Services, Office of Legal Counsel

Address:  55 Farmington Avenue, 11th Floor, Hartford, CT 06105

Fax: 860-424-5403

E-Mail:  daniel.butler@ct.gov

*E-Mail submissions are preferred.

(Comments from state agencies must be on agency letterhead and signed by agency head.  Scanned copies are preferred.)

What Happens Next:

When this comment period closes, the proposed land transfer can take one of three tracks:

1.   If no public comments are received, the sale or transfer can proceed with no further public comment and no further notices in the Environmental Monitor, unless the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) elects to conduct a review of the property (see #3).

2.   If public comments are received, the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) will respond to those comments. The comments and responses will be published in the Environmental Monitor.  Fifteen days after publication of the comments and responses, the proposed sale or transfer can proceed, unless DEEP elects to conduct a review of the property (see #3).

3.   If DEEP elects to conduct a further review of the property, it may submit to OPM a report with recommendations for preserving all or part of the property. The report and recommendations will be published in the Environmental Monitor, and there will be a 30-day public comment period. The DEEP will publish its responses to any comments received and its final recommendation about the property in the Environmental Monitor. OPM will then make the final determination as to the ultimate disposition of the property, and will publish that determination in the Environmental Monitor. Fifteen days after publication of that final determination, the sale or transfer can proceed.

To find out if this proposed transfer is the subject of further notices, check future editions of the Environmental Monitor. Sign up for e-alerts to receive a reminder e-mail on Environmental Monitor publication dates.


 

CEPA Project Inventory

The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) maintains a list of projects they have entered the CEPA process. It shows each project's status. The inventory can be found here.


CEQ Contact Information

All inquiries and requests of the Council should be sent electronically to: peter.hearn@ct.gov.


 

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