UPDATE JAN 4, 8:30 a.m.: The window for public comment on Environmental Impact Evaluation for the proposals for the water supply to UCONN and Mansfield has been extended to Thursday, Jan. 31.

Nutmeg TU learned of the extension shortly after posting a story and alerting members on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Farmington Valley TU President Bill Case said a hearing will be held in the Farmington Valley as well.

Comments already submitted may be revised until Jan. 31, Case added.

JAN. 3, 8:50 p.m.: Public comment on the Environmental Impact Evaluation for the proposals for the water supply to UCONN and Mansfield are due Friday, Jan. 4.

“Unfortunately, as of this time and regardless of pleas from many organizations, the date has not been extended,” according to the Farmington Valley TU newsletter, Riffles and Runs.

Nutmeg Chapter members are asked to weigh in on the proposal.

Farmington Valley TU President Bill Case has prepared talking points opposed to the proposal, viewable at http://fvtu.org.

Comments should be addressed to:

Mr. Jason M. Coite

University of Connecticut – Office of Environmental Policy

31 LeDoyt Road, U-3055

Storrs, CT  06269-3055

Phone 860-486-9305

Fax 860-486-5477 .

Jason.coite@uconn.edu

Articles on the proposal can be read at the following links:

http://newhartfordplus.com/2012/12/29/mdc-vies-to-meet-uconns-water-needs

http://www.courant.com/community/mansfield/hc-mansfield-storrs-water-1212-20121211,0,7182350.story

http://www.courant.com/community/canton/hc-canton-farmington-river-1214-20121213,0,4504595.story

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-mdc-uconn-watershed-20121213,0,765866.story

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-mdc-uconn-water-plan-20121221,0,5820156.story

http://www.registercitizen.com/articles/2012/12/29/news/doc50dfd3c3c8556141313281.txt

 

 






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