Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (Connecticut)

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Place Connecticut


Name Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (Connecticut)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


Environmental impact reports must be prepared for all proposed projects initiated by state agencies or funded in whole or in part by the state. Reports will assess the likely direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of a proposed project; will be subject to a state review; and will be distributed publicly. The sponsoring agency must use the impact reports to make a final decision on whether to sponsor the proposed project.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Karl J. Wagener
Department Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection



Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: DEEP Regulations 22a-1a-1 through 22a-1a-12
Date Effective 2002 (changes not yet made)
Date Enacted 1978

Authority 2: Conn. Gen. Stat. 22a-1 to 22a-1f