The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) is leading the development of the state’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Priority Climate Action Plan with 14 proposed actions the state may implement to: reduce air pollution that is warming our planet; clean up our air; and provide important benefits to communities in the state, such as reduced energy bills, improved public health, and more jobs.
It is important that CT DEEP incorporate public comment from individuals and organizations on the most significant community challenges and potential benefits to communities related to these actions to reduce greenhouse gases as part of its Notice of Request for Public Comment issued on December 22, 2023.
The public comment survey on challenges and benefits takes about 10 minutes to complete with the option to spend more time providing detailed comments on each climate action proposed by the state.
The public comment survey results will inform CT DEEP’s analysis of the benefits and potential negative impacts of the 14 actions and plans to address those impacts on communities in Connecticut to be included with the Priority Climate Action Plan. All updates on the Priority Climate Action Plan will be shared via this Climate Solutions Newsletter and posted on the website listed below.
The survey and Request for Public Comment will close at 11:59 pm on January 12, 2024. We thank you in advance for your time to provide your feedback.
SURVEY (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CT_CPRG) – public comment survey on challenges and benefits of 14 actions **
** The public comment survey is not currently available in Spanish. We can accept written comments in Spanish about the 14 proposed actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. A recording of the Public Meeting (Dec. 18, 2022) is available in Spanish. Click on the Language option on the right-hand menu in the Zoom viewer and select Español.
Notice of Request for Public Comment (Issued Dec. 22, 2023) (https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DEEP/climatechange/CPRG/CPRG-Request-for-Public-Comments-122223.pdf) – includes a description of the survey, the 14 proposed actions and how CT DEEP selected them, and a summary of the results of DEEP’s inventory of sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the state.
Overview of the Climate Pollution Reduction Grant
14 proposed actions (https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DEEP/climatechange/CPRG/PCAP_Actions_121823.pdf) for the Priority Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
All updates on the Priority Climate Action Plan will be posted on this website: https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Climate-Change/Climate-Action-Plans
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact DEEP.ClimateChange@ct.gov