Meeting Notice* and Agenda


The Council on Environmental Quality will meet at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.
*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 December 15, 2021 Minutes

4. DEEP’s Policy on Tree Removal and Public Involvement

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

6. Citizen Complaints and Inquiries Received
7. Executive Director’s Report

  • Governor’s Executive Order 21-3
  • Floodplain Regulation

8. Staff Activities

  • Invasive Species Report
  • Annual Report Update

9. State Agency Actions
a.  Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP):

  • DEEP Wetlands Program – update on training and reporting activities 
  • Release-based Remediation Working Group – update

  b. Siting Council

  • Petitions 1474, 1443A, 1476, 1477, 1478, 1479, and 1480 - No comments recommended

10. Other Business

The next Council meeting is scheduled for February 23, 2022.