The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 9:30 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 August 27, 2014 minutes


4.  Chair’s Report


5.  Citizen Comment Period*


6.  Executive Director's Report


7.  Review of State Agency Actions


     a. Connecticut Environmental Policy Act Regulations, Part One: Discussion of Current Deficiencies (including brief presentation on analysis of energy impacts by guest Robert Fromer)


     b. Progress toward revising the Connecticut Green Plan (brief staff update)

     c.  Water Planning Council’s Memorandum of Understanding with University of Connecticut (update; potential action item)

     d.Invasive Plants Council’s review of bamboo (brief staff update)


     e. Siting Council consultation re: proposed telecommunications towers in Cheshire (no comments proposed)


     f. Brief updates on other projects


8.  (11:15) Connecticut Environmental Policy Act Regulations, Part Two: Discussion with Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection Rob Klee


9.  Citizen Complaints (staff updates)


10. Other Business

*The Citizen Comment Period is reserved for people to make brief comments to the Council regarding topics not on the agenda. There will be a sign-up sheet at the meeting.


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