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
On May 6, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works favorably passed S. 3591, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020, and S. 3590, the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020.
Mar. 2, 2020
There are several regulatory proposals pending at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will directly impact counties.
Feb. 11, 2020
Grant County, Okla. Commissioner Cindy Bobbit testifies on EPA's Proposed Lead and Copper Rule.
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Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee
Commissioner Coos County, Oregon
Commissioner Catawba County, North Carolina
Supervisor Fairfax County, Virginia
Commissioner Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Commissioner Ramsey County, Minnesota
Commissioner Martin County, Florida
Kathie Gannon (Land Use)
Commissioner DeKalb County, Georgia
Gregory Todd (Energy)
Commissioner Duchesne County, Utah
Carl Zalak (Air Quality)
Commissioner Marion County, Florida
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Mary Lou Berger (Water)
Commissioner Palm Beach County, Florida
Robert Cole (Energy)
Commissioner Santa Rosa County, Florida
Ken Cornell (Land Use)
Commissioner Alachua County, Florida
Michael Covert (Land Use)
Councilmember Beaufort County, South Carolina
Tara Gaston (Energy)
City Supervisor Saratoga County, New York
Anna Hansen (Air Quality)
Commissioner Santa Fe County, New Mexico
Herbert Richards (Water)
Council Member Hawaii County, Hawaii
Brigid Shea (Air Quality)
Commissioner Travis County, Texas
Kenton Ward (Water)
Surveyor Hamilton County, Indiana