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Meeting Notice* and Agenda

 

The Council on Environmental Quality will meet at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, December 15, 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:  https://ctdeep.zoom.us/j/96365270321 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 Peter.Hearn@ct.gov who will present them.

AGENDA


1. Call to Order; Establishment of a Quorum 

2. Approval of Agenda 

3. Approval of November 17, 2021 Minutes

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

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

  • Council Vacancies - update

7. Staff Activities

  • Invasive Species Report – update on draft
  • Annual Report - update on new data


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

  • New Online Forms for Voluntary Remediation Reports
  • Grants for New Beverage Container Redemption Centers
  • DEEP Online Wetlands Training Program – still not functioning
  • Release-based Remediation Working Group – update


  b. Siting Council

  • Petition 1471 and Petition 1472 - no comments recommended

9. Other Business

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The next Council meeting is scheduled for January 26, 2022.