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Meeting Notice and Agenda

The Council on Environmental Quality will meet on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 9:30 AM via Zoom.

Members of the public may participate via Zoom by connecting to the Zoom meeting at: https://ctdeep.zoom.us/j/87516962456 (NEW LINK)
and/or by phone by dialing: +1 646 876 9923 US  Meeting ID: 87516962456

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 at that time.


1. Call to Order; Establishment of a Quorum
2. Chair’s Report 
3. Approval of minutes of April 24, 2024

4. Citizen Comment Period

5. Citizen Complaints and Inquiries Received

6. Review of Pesticide Report

7. Executive Director’s Report

(Annual report, PFAS, Long Island Sound Study new Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan)


8. State Agency and Legislative Actions

a. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection:

  • Release-Based Remediation Program – update
  • General Permit for Water Resources Construction Activities, Statewide
  • General Permit for Point Source Discharges to Waters of the State from the Application of Pesticides

b. Connecticut Siting Council:

  •  Petition 1630 (fuel cell, Mansfield) - Comment recommended

c. Legislature

  • Raised bills

9. Other Business

The next regular Council meeting is scheduled for June 26, 2024, at 9:30 AM.