Janet P. Brooks
Attorney at Law, LLC

1224 Mill St.
Bldg. B, Suite 212
East Berlin, CT 06023
Tel: (860) 828-2092
Fax (860) 256-8214

Published Articles

Attorney Brooks is a regular contributor to "The Habitat", Newsletter of the Connecticut Association of Conservation and Inland Wetland Commissions (CACIWC). Her published articles are listed below by Title\Topic.

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The article may be viewed in the CACIWC newletter by clicking here to go to CACIWC's website: http://caciwc.org. Go to "publications", then "The Habitat." Issues are listed by season and year (i.e., summer 2011), not by volume and number.

Article Title\Topic
Habitat Newsletter


"The appendices to wetlands

Vol. 27, No. 4
Fall 2015
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"What to include in motions to
approve or deny"

Vol. 27, No. 3
Summer 2015
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"Municipal wetlands regulations
survey part II"

Vol. 26, No. 4
Fall 2014
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"The Three Levels
Corporation case"

Vol. 26, No. 2
Spring 2014
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"Municipal wetlands regulations
survey part I"

Vol. 26, No. 1
Winter 2014
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"Statutory amendments to the CT
Environmental Protection Act"

Vol. 25, No. 2
Summer 2013
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"Estate of Casimir Machowski v.
Inland Wetlands Commission on
'substantial evidence' and
guidance documents

Vol. 25, No. 1
Spring 2013
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"Appellate Court Decision on
Affordable Housing Proposal
within Public Suppy Watershed

Vol. 24, No. 4
Winter 2012
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"The Agricultural Exemption:
The Year in Review"

Vol. 24, No. 3
Fall 2012
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"Epert Opinion:
Too Narrow or Too Broad?"

Vol. 24, No. 2
Summer 2012
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"Wetlands Agencies and
The Fourth Amendment"

Vol. 24, No. 1
Spring 2012
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"Substantial Evidence:
Proceed With Caution

Vol. 23, No. 4
Winter 2011
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"Farm Roads NOT Exempt"
(Taylor v. Conservation Commission)

Vol. 23, No. 3
Fall 2011
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"Septic Systems and
the Wetlands Act"

Vol. 23, No. 2
Summer 2011
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"Forestry and the
Wetlands Act"

Vol. 23, No. 1
Spring 2011
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"Regulating Activities Outside
Wetlands Boundary and
Upland Broder Area

Vol. 22, No. 4
Winter 2010
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"Dialog with Ed Pawlak re:
Gathering Data on Wildlife"

Vol. 22, No. 3
Fall 2010
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"Greatest Hits of the First Decade
of the 21st Century"

Vol. 22, No. 2
Summer 2010
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"What to do while Applications
are Hibernating

Vol. 22, No. 1
Spring 2010
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"The Farming Exemption
Considered By The Appellate Court"

Vol. 21, No. 4
Fall 2009
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"Lack of Wildlife Information
Valid Basis for Wetlands Agency Denial"

(Unistar Properties, LLC v. Conservation
& Inland Wetlands Commission,
293 Conn. 93 (2009))
Vol. 21, No. 3
Summer 2009
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"Consideration of Wildlife by Wetlands Agencies -
- Five Years Later"

Vol. 21, No. 2
Spring 2009
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"Will Your Wetlands Permit Conditions
be Upheld on Appeal?"

(Finley v. Inland Wetlands Commission, 289 Conn. 12 (2008))
Vol. 21, No 1
Winter 2009
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Trial Court Decisions issued in 2008 under the Exemption Provisions of the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act

Vol.20, No.4
Fall 2008
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Environmental Intervenors before Wetlands Agencies

Vol. 20, No. 2
Spring 2008
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Horses and the Farming Exemption

Vol. 20, No. 1
Winter 2008
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"The First Takings Case in a Wetlands Appeal:
'Untaken' by the Superior Court"

Vol. 19, No. 4
Fall 2007
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Upland Review Areas, Declaratory Rulings

Vol. 19, No. 3
Summer 2007
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Farming exemption, taping of meetings

Vol.19, No. 2
Spring 2007
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"The ABCs of Enforcement by Wetlands Agencies"

Vol. 19, No. 1
Winter 2007
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Conservation Easement as Mitigation?

Vol. 18, No. 4
Fall 2006
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"The New Encroachment Law:
Help at Last for Protection of Open Space Lands"

Vol. 18, No. 2
Spring 2006
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