DEEP: Working Together for Clean Air

 
Working Together For Clean Air
(Stakeholders) 


 
  
The stakeholder process is important to DEEP as part of the continual refinement of control strategies and regulation development.  
 
DEEP often solicits advice from in-state stakeholders through SIPRAC.  Stakeholders also participate in multi-state planning efforts with regional organizations. For more information on planning, policy and initiatives, please visit the air quality planning web page.
 
We can all make a difference as stakeholders by practicing pollution prevention in addition to addressing pollution control. 
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SIPRAC
 
 
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Stakeholders can get involved with air pollution planning, policy and regulatory issues, by attending or reviewing materials presented at the State Implementation Plan Revision Advisory Committee (SIPRAC) monthly meetings. 
 
SIPRAC is the Air Bureau's standing advisory committee on Connecticut's implementation of the Clean Air Act. Originally established in 1972, SIPRAC was designed to provide an open forum for information exchange and discussion on the Air Bureau's programs, proposed regulations and status of efforts to achieve and maintain air quality standards in the State.

On April 28th, 2016, the Bureau of Air Management hosted an event called 'Communicating Air Quality Alerts to the Public'.  This was done to inform the media and the public about the new ozone standard and how it will affect forecasting for the upcoming ozone season. 
 
 
 
Connecticut SIPRAC meetings
are scheduled on the second Thursday of every month: 
 
McCarthy Auditorium, 
5th floor of DEEP's Offices
 
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT
 
9:00 am to 10:30 am
SIPRAC Meeting Information
 
 
To be put on the mailing list or for further information, please contact Kathleen Knight at kathleen.knight@ct.gov
 
Read the Office of State Ethics opinion on lobbying considerations for SIPRAC attendees. 
 
 
 
 
 
Due to the regional nature of many air pollution control issues, multi-state entities are helpful in coordinating much of the strategy development for consideration at the state agency level.

Regional policy and strategy coordination are facilitated through:
 
You Can Make a Difference
 
 
Working Together For Clean Air:
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You can bring pollution prevention (P2) practices into your
life at work, at school and at home. Small changes can have a big impact on protecting our environment. Read P2 View: A Pollution Prevention Newsletter and visit the Consumer Products web page for more information.  Visit Energize CT and the DEEP Energy web pages and learn how to conserve energy while improving the air quality.

Children begin their environmental stakeholder process through education in various programs such as: {No Child Left Inside logo}
 
Reporting Environmental Concerns and Problems

If you have concerns regarding environmental issues in your community or work place and would like to notify us about them, please go to the Reporting Environmental Concerns and Problems web page for more information on contacting the Department.
 
 
 
Content last updated on January 23, 2017