Responsible for all matters pertaining to air, water, energy, and land use, including water resources/management, stormwater, pesticides, air quality standards, 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.
Environment, Energy & Land Use Steering Committee
2016 Policy Briefs
Policy BriefACTION NEEDED: Urge your members of Congress to support continued efforts to delay the new National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Ozone until after the 2008 ozone standards are fully implemented and analyzed for impact.
Policy BriefACTION NEEDED:
Jul. 26, 2017
With the Summer Congressional recess starting Friday, July 28th, county leaders have a great opportunity to advocate for county legislative and regulatory priorities right at home. NACo has put together the following information to help you be an effective advocate during the summer recess.
Press Release |
Jun. 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – The National Association of Counties (NACo) welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.
May. 18, 2017
Hamilton County, Ohio Commissioner Todd Portune testifies before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment.
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Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee
Commissioner Catawba County, North Carolina
Supervisor Fairfax County, Virginia
Commissioner Ramsey County, Minnesota
Supervisor Humboldt County, California
Melissa Cribbins (Air)
Commissioner Coos County, Oregon
Ronald Peters (Energy)
Commissioner Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Stan Ponstein (Land)
Commissioner Kent County, Michigan
Kenton Ward (Water)
Surveyor Hamilton County, Indiana
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