For Immediate Release: January 23, 2024 

Christine O’Neill 
Environmental Planner II 

(Waterbury, CT) – The Southern Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) and the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) invite professionals and residents in New Haven County to participate in a public feedback session on the draft Priority Climate Action Plan (PCAP). The public feedback session is scheduled for February 6, 2024, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Zoom. Participants must register at  

The PCAP, available for review at, outlines goals and recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across 27 communities, including 12 towns in the Naugatuck Valley COG region: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Cheshire, Derby, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Oxford, Prospect, Seymour, Southbury, Waterbury, and Wolcott.  

Public comments on the PCAP can either be submitted through a questionnaire accessible at, or by sending an email to The comment period closes February 8th at 11:59 p.m. More information on New Haven County’s CPRG project is available at