The Connecticut Siting Council (Council) Office will be closed Friday, July 5, 2024 for a network upgrade. Council staff will be working remotely. Please plan accordingly.

The Connecticut Siting Council is an independent, multi-member, quasi-judicial administrative agency. The members of the Connecticut Siting Council serve per diem for terms that are coextensive with their appointing authority. Five members of the Connecticut Siting Council are appointed by the Governor. The Governor does not direct the votes of the appointees on jurisdictional matters.

 

Energy and Telecommunications Membership

Nine members: five appointed by the Governor including the chairperson, one appointed by the Speaker of House, one appointed by the President Pro-tempore of the Senate, the chairperson of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, and the commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. By statute, at least two Council members appointed by the Governor shall be experienced in the field of ecology and not more than one member shall have an affiliation with any utility, government utility regulatory agency, or facility under the Council's jurisdiction.

Hazardous Waste

Thirteen members: five appointed by the Governor including the chairperson, one appointed by the Speaker of House, one appointed by the President Pro-tempore of the Senate, the commissioner of the Department of Emergency Management and Public Protection, the commissioner of the Department of Public Health, three ad-hoc members of the site municipality (appointed by the chief elected official of the municipality), and one ad-hoc member of the neighboring municipality of the site (appointed by the chief elected official of that municipality).

 


Mailing Address:

Connecticut Siting Council
Ten Franklin Square
New Britain, CT 06051

Phone: (860)-827-2935
Fax: (860)-827-2950

E-mail Address: siting.council@ct.gov