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

House Committee Passes Bill Limiting EPA Veto Authority

On April 9, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed H.R. 524, a bill that prohibits the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... (read more)

9 days ago | 0

President Signs Flood Insurance Bill Into Law

​On March 21, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (PL 113-89) into law. This represents a major win... (read more)

4 weeks ago | 0

Draft "Waters of the U.S." Regulation Released

​On March 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released their 371 page prepublication draft regulation... (read more)

4 weeks ago | 0

​Flood Insurance Bill Clears Congress, Moves to President’s Desk for Signature

On March 13, 2014 the U.S. Senate passed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3370) by a vote... (read more)

6 weeks ago | 0


 Featured Documents


Committee Chair
Commission Chair Victoria Reinhardt
Ramsey County, MN


 Committee Info

Julie Ufner
Associate Legislative Director

Policy Platform & Resolutions

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