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 Environment, Energy & Land Use Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to air, water, energy, and land use, including water resources/management, stormwater, pesticides, air quality standards, climate change, solid, hazardous, and nuclear waste handling, transport, and disposal, national energy policy, renewable/alternative energy, alternative fuel vehicles, energy facility siting, electricity utility restructuring, pipeline safety, oil spills, superfund/brownfields, eminent domain, land use, coastal management, oceans, parks and recreation.

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 From the Washington Watch blog

 
NACo Testifies Before Rare Joint Senate and House Hearing on "Waters of the U.S." Proposed Rule

​  Pictured here (L to R): E. Scott Pruitt, Attorney General, State of... (read more)

3 weeks ago | 0

Amended Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Passes Senate

​After a three week debate, the U.S. Senate passed the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (S.1) on Jan. 29 by a... (read more)

3 weeks ago | 0

Amended Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Passes Senate

After a three week debate, the U.S. Senate passed the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (S.1) on Jan. 29 by... (read more)

7 weeks ago | 0

​Request for Proposals: 2015 Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new request for proposals for FY 2015 Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup grants. These... (read more)

4 months ago | 0

 

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Committee Chair
Commission Chair Victoria Reinhardt
Ramsey County, MN

 

 Committee Info

 
Julie Ufner
Associate Legislative Director
202.942.4269


 
Policy Platform & Resolutions
2014-2015
 
 

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