CEQ: CEQ Reports

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Environmental Quality in Connecticut
  (Annual Reports)

2005 (PDF, 767KB)
2004 (PDF, 487KB)
2003 (PDF, 445KB) 
2002 (PDF, 843KB)

2001 (PDF, 3.23MB)

2000 (PDF, 912KB)

1999 (PDF, 1650KB)

1998 (PDF, 669KB)

Special Reports and Miscellaneous Publications

The Council reviewed the report, Environmental Study: Change in Use of New Britain Water Company Land (Proposed Quarry Expansion and Future Water Storage Reservoir), pursuant to Public Act 16-61 . It submitted its comments on the report to the City of New Britain in May of 2018, and its recommendation regarding the proposal to the Water Planning Council in August for forwarding to the legislature's Committees on Environment and on Public Health. On August 22, 2018 The City of New Britain announced it will not be moving forward with the proposal. Comments from the public were very useful to the Council in drafting its comments.

Connecticut Residents and the Public Trust in in Air, Water, Wildlife and Other Resources (March 14, 2018)

Energy Sprawl in Connecticut (February 3, 2017, PDF)
The "Preserved" Series

Special Reports on the Protection of State Conservation Lands
Preserved But Maybe Not: The Impermanence of State Conservation Lands (January 4, 2014) (PDF, 225KB)
     Cover letter to Governor Dannel P. Malloy (January 4, 2014)
     Brief slide show (Powerpoint) on earlier, shorter draft version (November 20, 2013)
     News Release (January 7, 2014)
Preserved and Forgotten:  DOT Scenic Lands and Their Protection (July 14, 2009) (PDF, 100KB)
Preserved But Not Protected:  The Damage to Connecticut's Preserved Lands from Boundary Encroachments, Illegal Tree Cutting, ATVs, and Other Assaults (December 20, 2005) (PDF, 399KB)
         Supporting Documentation for Swamped (PDF, 384KB)

Great Infestations:  Connecticut's Response to Green Invaders,  Short Version (4 pages) (PDF, 391KB)

Great Infestations:  Connecticut's Response to Green Invaders,  Long Version (15 pages) (PDF, 360KB)

Eat. Drink. Be Wary?  Preventing Needless Exposure to Toxic Chemicals in Connecticut (PDF, 188KB)

News Releases

Looking for the monthly news releases for the Indicator of the Month?  Please see the IOTM Archives Page.
August 1, 2019 - CEQ Publishes Environmental Update on the Changes in Connecticut’s Wildlife Linked to a Warming Climate.
May 29, 2019 - CEQ Publishes 2018 Annual Environmental Quality Report - Environmental Quality in Connecticut.
December 6, 2017 - CEQ Publishes Environmental Enforcement Report Focusing on Pesticides
August 2, 2017 - Climate Change is Happening Here: CEQ’s Annual Environmental Quality Report Shows Many Effects of Climate Trends
June 22, 2017 - CEQ's Midyear Update to Annual Environmental Report: Birds and Bats Continue Their Decline; DEEP Enforcement Programs Show Effects of Staff Reductions
April 19, 2017 - CEQ Releases Environmental Quality in Connecticut through 2016
February 3, 2017 - Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Energy Sprawl in Connecticut
June 29, 2016 - CEQ Updates Annual Report: Connecticut Residents Using More Gasoline; Long Island Sound Continues to Improve.
April 15, 2016 - CEQ Releases Environmental Quality in Connecticut for 2015.
March 17, 2015 - CEQ Releases Environmental Quality in Connecticut for 2014.
December 3, 2014 - Public is Invited to Comment on Draft Recommendations for Legislation
July 2, 2014 - CEQ Updates Annual Report on Connecticut's Environment: Two summertime updates, both positive...
May 28, 2014 - CEQ Releases Environmental Quality in Connecticut for 2013.
March 6, 2014 - CEQ Releases Special Report: Testing the Effluent: Some Systems Pass, Some Don't, and Some Won't Say
January 28, 2014 - CEQ's Recommendations for Legislation for 2014
January 7, 2014 - CEQ Releases Special Report: Preserved But Maybe Not
May 24, 2013 - Pollution paradox: 2012 Was Better And Worse (Update to Annual Report)
April 10, 2013 - CEQ Releases Environmental Quality in Connecticut for 2012.
August 20, 2012 - CEQ Commends CRRA and DEEP for reducing air pollution from Hartford's South Meadow "Jets" Power Plant
June 8, 2012 - Annual Report: The Storms of 2011 Revealed Much About Connecticut
January 24, 2012 - CEQ Recommends 12 Improvements to State Environmental Laws
January 5, 2012 - CEQ Recommends Phase-Out of Seldom-Used Power Plant in Hartford
April 21, 2011 - CEQ: 2010 Showed Us What Still Needs to Be Done
December 23, 2010 - CEQ Hails Completion of First “Free Acquisition” of Open Space Resulting From 2007 Law; Thirteen Acres of Norwich Hospital Property in Norwich go to DEP
September 9, 2010 - Worst Air Quality in Years; CEQ Says for Better Air We Need Efficient Air Conditioners.

April 29, 2010 - CEQ Reports on Successes, Failures of 2009 and the Past 40 Years
April 22, 2010 - CEQ Chair Issues 40-Year Report Card on Earth Day
News Releases for 2002 through 2009

Environmental Monitor

The Environmental Monitor is an on-line publication where all Connecticut state agencies post information about their own proposed construction projects, grants for development projects, proposed transfers of state lands or other activities that might have a significant environmental impact.  The Council publishes the Environmental Monitor twice a month.  All previous editions can be found in the Monitor Archives.

Environmental Update

August 1, 2019 - The Impacts of Temperature Increase on CT's Ecology

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