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A Statute That Stymies Development

Diane W. Whitney
Connecticut Law Tribune
March 21, 2011

Attorney Diane W. Whitney, chair of Pullman & Comley's Environmental Law Department, suggests that in its effort to become more business friendly, Connecticut should repeal Connecticut General Statute ยง22a-19.

"It may be difficult for legislators to vote to repeal this statute, which looks like it protects the environment," Diane writes, "but an honest assessment of the way it works and is abused would reveal that it is a tool for anti-competitive action that provides no real protection for the environment at all."

To read Diane's full article on the Connecticut Law Tribune website, please click here.