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The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM in the Holcombe Conference Room, 5th floor, 79 Elm Street, Hartford. (Directions)


1.  Call to order; establishment of a quorum

2.  Approval of June 26, 2013 minutes

3.  Chair’s Report

4.  Executive Director's Report  (10 minutes)

5.  Environmental Indicators and the Measurement of Environmental Conditions:  Discussion of Future Actions   (15 minutes)                                 

6.  Indicator of the Month:  Beach Closings(15 minutes)

7.  Review of State Agency Actions (20 minutes)

     a.  Letter from Department of Energy and Environmental Protection re: regulations pertaining to hydraulic fracturing (postponed from June)

     b. Updates from staff on other projects                                      

8.  Citizen Complaints

    a.  Hammonasset State Park:  1) Natural Resources Inventory and 2) Bird Habitat  (staff updates)  (10 minutes)

     b.   Regulation of alternative onsite sewage treatment systems
(Margaret Miner, Executive Director, Rivers Alliance of Connecticut)  (10 minutes)

     c.   Remediation in Tylerville (Haddam)  (staff update )  (10 minutes)

     d.   Introduction of Nonnative Fish Species  (staff update)  (10 minutes)           

     e.   Others

9.  Other Business


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