In order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and protect the health and safety of our members and staff, as of March 18, 2020, the Connecticut Siting Council has converted to full remote operations until further notice. Please be advised that during this time period, all hard copy filing requirements will be waived in lieu of an electronic filing. However, the Council respectfully requests that one hard copy of any filing be mailed to the Council Office for our records.

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No. 9L, all statutory and regulatory administrative time requirements and deadlines under the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, the Public Utility Environmental Standards Act and the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, including, but not limited to, final decision deadlines and any other time limitations for applications, petitions, Development & Management Plans, requests for tower sharing and requests for exempt modifications shall be extended for a period not to exceed 90 days.

OTHER RESOURCES

Telecommunications

  1. C.G.S. 22a-162 - Standards for the Operation of Sources of Nonionizing Radiation
  2. National Telecommunications & Information Administration
  3. FCC: OET Bulletin 56 - Potential Radio Frequency Hazards
  4. FCC: OET Bulletin 65 - Evaluating Compliance with FCC Guidelines for Human Exposure to RF Fields
  5. FCC: Frequently Asked Questions about Radio Frequency Safety
  6. FCC: Local Official's Guide to RF Safety
  7. FCC: Human Exposure To Radio Frequency Fields: Guidelines For Cellular & PCS Sites
  8. FDA: Cell Phone Information
  9. FCC: Radio Frequency Safety 
  10. CT Department of Public Health Cell Phone Tower Fact Sheet
  11. CT Department of Transportation Policy Statement
  12. CONNDOT Wireless Communications Facilities Program
  13. OSHA: Radio Frequency and Microwave Radiation
Energy
  1. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN)
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration (DOE)
  3. Connecticut Valley Electric Exchange (Convex)
  4. ISO-New England
  5. Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University 
  6. American Wind Energy Association
  7. CT Hydrogen Fuel Cell Coalition
  8. U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell Fact Sheet
Geographic Information System (GIS)
  1. Connecticut GIS Data
  2. ESRI
  3. USGS
  4. Connecticut Environmental Conditions Online
  5. DEEP’s GIS Data
  6. CT GIS user to user Network
Connecticut Government Resources
  1. State of Connecticut
  2. Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
  3. Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board
  4. Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
  5. Connecticut Department of Public Health
  6. Connecticut Green Bank
  7. Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
  8. DEEP Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy
Federal Government Resources
  1. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  2. U.S. Department of Energy
  3. U.S. Energy Information Administration (DOE)
  4. Federal Communications Commission 
  5. Library of Congress
  6. Environmental Protection Agency
  7. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF)
  1. CT Siting Council: EMF Best Management Practices
  2. NIEHS: Electric & Magnetic Fields
  3. CT Department of Public Health: Fact Sheet on EMF Health Concerns

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