The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 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 July 27, 2016 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Citizen Comment Period*

6.  Executive Director’s Report

7.  Citizen Complaints

       a.  Review and protection of cultural resources on state lands (brief staff update)

       b. Seaside State Park and the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act

       c.  Pollinators and mowing on public lands

       d.  Others


8. Environmental study of change of use of watershed lands in New Britain (update)

9.  Review of state agency actions

      a. State energy policies that lead to loss of agricultural land and core forest (staff update; discussion)

      b. Others

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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