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The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, October 23, 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 agenda

3.  Approval of September 25, 2013 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Executive Director's Report                                                                   

        including preliminary reports on public hearing trends and alternative sewage treatment systems data

6.  Environmental Indicators and the Measurement of Environmental Conditions:Reports of Project “Point People”

7.  Review of State Agency Actions                                                             

     a.  Post-Scoping Notices for two projects of the Department of Economic and Community Development – staff update

     b.  Brief updates from staff on other projects:

        1) Proposed land transfer, former Cedarcrest Hospital property, Newington

        2) Francis J. Clarke Industrial Park Expansion, Bethel

        3) State Open Space Strategy

        4) Others

      c.  Status of preserved lands – staff report

8.  Citizen Complaints

9.  Preliminary discussion of recommendations for legislation                                                                           

10.  Other Business


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