The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM in the Holcombe Room, 5th Floor, 79 Elm Street, Hartford. Directions



1.  Call to order; establishment of a quorum

2.  Approval of agenda

3.  Approval of July 26, 2017 minutes

4.  Chair’s Report

5.  Citizen Comment Period*

6.  Executive Director’s Report

7.  Discussion of pesticide compliance and oversight data (brief staff update)


8.  Draft 2017 Comprehensive Energy Strategy (comments proposed)

9.  Review of state agency actions

   a.  Siting Council solicitations for comments on four projects:

  • solar photovoltaic facility in New Milford (comments proposed)
  • solar photovoltaic facility in Simsbury (comments proposed)
  • solar photovoltaic facility in Canterbury/Brooklyn (no comments proposed)
  • telecommunications facility in Coventry (no comments proposed)

   b.  Seaside State Park Master Plan, Environmental Impact Evaluation, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (no comments proposed)

   c.  Others

10.  Citizen complaints and concerns

11.  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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