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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 Fact Sheets


 From the Washington Watch blog

NACo Alert: Comment Period for Waters of the U.S. Extended

​Comment Period for Proposed "Waters of the U.S." Rule Extended until November 14 Counties are encouraged to submit comments ​ On April 21, the U.S.... (read more)

2 weeks ago | 0

​House Passes WOTUS Overreach Measure

On September 9, the House of Representatives successfully passed the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014... (read more)

5 weeks ago | 0

​Coast Guard Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Increasing OPA Liability Limits

In the August 19 edition of the Federal Register, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking that would increase the... (read more)

5 weeks ago | 0

NACo Joins Congressional Members in Capitol Hill Press Conference on the Importance of Investing in Water Infrastructure

 Picture (left) from left to right: Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.);Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio); Mayor Kevin Faulconer, City of San Diego; Karen Pallansch,... (read more)

5 weeks ago | 0


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Committee Chair
Commission Chair Victoria Reinhardt
Ramsey County, MN


 Committee Info

Julie Ufner
Associate Legislative Director

Policy Platform & Resolutions

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