train passing wetlands

The official site for project information under
the Connecticut Environmental Policy Act

November 4, 2003
Scoping Notices
Environmental Impact Evaluations available for review and comment
NEW!  Special Public Meeting Notice:  Southington Industrial Park Study
The next issue will be published on November 18, 2003.
Subscribe to e-alerts for The Environmental Monitor.

Scoping Notices

Scoping Notices have been issued for the following state projects.  These projects are in the earliest stages of planning.  At the scoping stage, detailed information on a project's design, alternatives, and environmental impacts does not yet exist.  Sponsoring agencies are asking for comments from other agencies and from the public as to the scope of alternatives and environmental impacts that should be considered for further study.  Send your comments to the contact person listed for the project by the date indicated.

There are no Scoping Notices at this time.

EIE Notices

The following Environmental Impact Evaluations have been completed by state agencies and are available for review and comment. 

There are no Environmental Impact Evaluations available for review at this time.

Special Public Meeting Notice for Southington Industrial Park Study

Municipality where proposed project might be located:  Southington, CT

Address of Possible Project Locations: see map

Project Description:

The Town of Southington is interested in creating a new industrial park.  The CT Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD) is working with the Town to evaluate potential sites through an Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) in accord with the CT Environmental Policy Act CGS Sec.  22a-1.

A public meeting has been scheduled for November 19, 2003, 7:00pm, Council Chambers, Town Hall, 75 Main St, Southington, CT.  The purpose is to solicit comment on the prospective sites and initial study findings.  Prospective sites include:  1) approx. 100 acre site east of State Rt 229 and south of West Queen St; 2) approx. 60 acre site west of State Rt 229 and south of Churchhill St; and 3)  approx. 70 acre site south of Town Line Rd and north of Robert Porter Rd.

Project Maps:  Click here to view a map of the project area.

EIE Public Meeting:

TIME:  November 19, 2003 at 7:00 pm

PLACE:  Council Chambers, Town Hall, 75 Main Street, Southington, CT

If you have questions about the public meeting, or other questions about this project, contact:

Name: Marie E. McGuinness
Agency: Dept. Economic & Community Development
Office of Infrastructure & Real Estate
Address: 505 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT  06106
Phone: 860/270-8148
Fax: 860/270-8157

The agency expects to release an Environmental Impact Evaluation for this project, for public review and comment, in early 2004.

Other information: The CEPA public scoping period was held at the onset of this EIE in July/August 2003.  This public meeting is being offered to facilitate further public input.

The Adobe Reader is necessary to view and print Adobe Acrobat documents. To download the free software, click on the Get Acrobat button. This link will also provide information and instructions for downloading and installing the reader.

Button - Get Adobe Reader Download the free Acrobat Reader!

Access.Adobe is a tool that allows blind and visually impaired users to read any documents in Adobe PDF format.  For more information, go to Welcome to Access.Adobe.Com

Copyright 2002, Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality