Meeting Notice* and Agenda


The Council on Environmental Quality will meet at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.
*It will be conducted remotely, to comply with Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 7B.

Council Members may participate via Zoom on their computers by connecting to:

Join the Zoom Meeting: or
Dial by your location: +1 646 876 9923  Meeting ID: 963 6527 0321

Members of the public may watch and/or listen by connecting to the same website. Materials for the meeting will be posted to the Council’s website in advance of the meeting. Persons wishing to comment during the Citizen Comment Period may participate remotely at that time, or they can send their comments to who will present them.

1. Call to Order; Establishment of a Quorum

2. Approval of Agenda

3. Approval of July 28, 2021 Minutes

4. Citizen Comment Period - Reserved for people to make brief comments to the Council regarding topics not on the agenda.

5. Natural Diversity Data Base – Guest Speaker, Jenny Dickson, Division Director at the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

6. Citizen Complaints and Inquiries Received - New, plus updates on previous ones.

7. Executive Director Report - Staff activities, comments and notices sent, Annual Report - update on new data.

8. State Agency Actions

  1. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection: Request for input on implementation of the Bottle Bill.
  2. Siting Council: comments recommended - Petition 1460
  3. Update on recent reports released by the Water Planning Council and by the Western Connecticut Council of Governments

9. Other Business