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DOCKET NO. 229 – Sprint Spectrum, L. P. application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance and operation of a cellular telecommunications facility at Public Works Drive, East Hampton, Connecticut. } } } } Connecticut Siting Council November 21, 2002
DOCKET NO. 229 – Sprint Spectrum, L. P. application for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance and operation of a cellular telecommunications facility at Public Works Drive, East Hampton, Connecticut.
November 21, 2002
Decision and Order
Pursuant to the foregoing Findings of Fact and Opinion, the Connecticut Siting Council (Council) finds that the effects associated with the construction, operation, and maintenance of a telecommunications facility including effects on the natural environment; ecological integrity and balance; public health and safety; scenic, historic, and recreational values; forests and parks; air and water purity; and fish and wildlife are not disproportionate either alone or cumulatively with other effects when compared to need, are not in conflict with the policies of the State concerning such effects, and are not sufficient reason to deny the application and therefore directs that a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need, as provided by General Statutes § 16-50k, be issued to Sprint Spectrum L. P. (Sprint) for the construction, maintenance and operation of a wireless telecommunications facility at the proposed site located at 1 Public Works Drive in East Hampton, Connecticut.
The facility shall be constructed, operated, and maintained substantially as specified in the Council’s record in this matter, and subject to the following conditions:
3. Site preparation and construction activities shall occur during the time period of October
31 through March 31 to reduce potential impacts to populations of the state endangered
eastern timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus).
4. The Certificate Holder shall transfer the town’s communication equipment from the 100-
foot town tower to the approved facility within 30 days of completion of the approved
facility. The 100-foot town tower shall be dismantled within 60-days of completion of the
5. The Certificate Holder shall, prior to the commencement of operation, provide the Council
Pursuant to General Statutes § 16-50p, we hereby direct that a copy of the Findings of Fact, Opinion, and Decision and Order be served on each person listed below, and notice of issuance shall be published in The Hartford Courant, Rivereast News Bulletin, and the Middletown Press.
By this Decision and Order, the Council disposes of the legal rights, duties, and privileges of each party named or admitted to the proceeding in accordance with Section 16-50j-17 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
The parties and intervenors to this proceeding are:
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