Meeting Notice* and Agenda


The Council on Environmental Quality will meet at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, January 27, 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
Join by phone: +1 646 876 9923  Meeting ID: 963 6527 0321

• Meeting materials 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 December 16, 2020 Minutes
4. Citizen Comment Period**

5. Chair’s Report 

6. Citizen Complaints and Inquiries Received

• Tidal Wetlands - loophole
• Update on Stamford complaints
• Innovative initiative in Thompson

7. Executive Director’s Report

• Council’s Legislative Recommendations for 2021
• Updates on Connecticut Coalition for Sustainable Materials Management (CCSMM), Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3), Governor’s MOU for Transportation and Climate Initiative, and PURA Final Decision

8. Staff Activities - Progress on Annual Report and ECD revisions.


9. State Agency & Legislative Actions

       Coventry Sewer Extension 
       General Permit Discharge of Stormwater and Dewatering Wastewaters 
• Dept. of Agriculture - Karabin Farm 
• Connecticut Siting Council: 
         Petitions: 1438, comments sent; 1439, 1440 - No comments recommended.
• Legislation - Raised Bills of environmental importance.

10. Other Business

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