Meeting Notice* and Agenda


The Council on Environmental Quality will meet at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
*This meeting will be conducted remotely, in compliance 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 January 27, 2021 Minutes

  4. Citizen Comment Period*
    Lou Rosado Burch of the Citizens Campaign for the Environment to speak about new developments regarding beverage container redemption.

  5. Citizen Complaints and Inquiries Received

  6. Executive Director’s Report
    Updates on development of an Inland Wetlands Indicator for the Annual Report, Progress of Release-based Tiers Subcommittee

  7. Staff Activities
    a. Progress on Annual Report - new charts completed
    b. Update on development of Environmental Classification Document

  8. State Agency & Legislative Actions
    a. Comments that were submitted for matters before the Legislature
    b. DEEP’s - Client Concierge & Permit Assistance
    c. CCSMM News
    d. Connecticut Siting Council: Docket 497 and Petition 1442 - comments recommended;
        Petition 1441 and Petition 1398A - no comments recommended

  9. Other Business

    *The Citizen Comment Period is reserved for people to make brief comments to the Council regarding topics not on the agenda.