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

​Request for Proposals: 2015 Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Grants New

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)

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​Draft EPA Ozone Rule on Track for Release in DecemberNew

In early October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent its draft rule on ozone to the White House for review.... (read more)

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​EPA Panel Releases Review on “Waters of the U.S.” Connectivity ReportNew

On October 17, the U.S. Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Panel released their review of EPA’s draft report... (read more)

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​NACo’s Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus Meets in Biloxi, Miss.New

On October 15, more than 50 elected officials and staff from county and parish governments on the Gulf Coast convened in Biloxi,... (read more)

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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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