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House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 25 2014 - watch this program
04:35 - Gavel.
05:08 - HF605 (Winkler) Children protected from harmful chemical exposure in products, priority chemical identification criteria amended, harmful chemical disclosure required by manufacturers of children's products, Pollution Control Agency authorized to prohibit sales of children's products that contain harmful chemicals, waiver process provided, fees established, and criminal penalty provided.
59:23 - HF3158 (Wagenius) Composting grant program funding provided to local units of government, and money appropriated.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 18 2014 - watch this program
05:56 - Gavel.
07:52 - HF1976 (Falk) Terrestrial invasive species research center money appropriated.
55:12 - HF84 (Lesch) Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:18:53 - HF2101 (Hansen) Plastic microbeads in surface water study money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 20 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 4 2014 - watch this program
00:12 - Gavel.
00:40 - Future Farmers of America.
19:16 - DNR report on additional tools to implement groundwater sustainability requirements.
The committee recessed.
Runs 58 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Tuesday, February 11 2014 - watch this program
Financial assurance and PolyMet:.
05:50 - Gavel and introductory comments.
11:34 - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
2:09:55 - Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
2:39:41 - Public testimony on how best to structure financial assurance.
4:38:12 - Response from Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
5:01:21 - PolyMet Mining Corporation.
Runs 5 hours, 13 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Tuesday, January 28 2014 - watch this program
09:56 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
11:20 - Roundup Ready resistance.
*Due to a conflict with the next scheduled committee webcast, the video archive of this meeting concluded early.
* The full audio archive of this meeting can be found on the House website.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Monday, December 9 2013 - watch this program
08:50 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
10:30 - Pollinators in Minnesota.
2:58:40 - Updates from agencies on pollinator statutes.
3:34:38 - Update on pollinators proposals from the LCCMR.
Runs 3 hours, 47 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Tuesday, October 8 2013 - watch this program
00:12 - A preview of the upcoming House committee discussion of converting forested land into crop land.
11:57 - Gavel.
12:20 - Clean Water Legacy dollars: PCA, BWSR, DNR, Agriculture.
36:45 - Converting forested land into crop land for potatoes in Cass County; reports from agencies on loss of habitat and extent of impact on water quality and quantity.
2:56:23 - Public testimony.
3:15:27 - Update on plastic micro beads.
3:23:20 - Updates from DNR on carp, water management areas and new designs for boat launches.
Public testimony.
3:50:56 - Overview of LCCMR recommendations.
3:55:04 - Public testimony on converting forested land into crop land for potatoes in Cass County; reports from agencies on loss of habitat and extent of impact on water quality and quantity.
Runs 4 hours, 8 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Monday, October 7 2013 - watch this program
08:02 - Gavel and introductory comments.
12:21 - MPCA report: Nitrogen in Minnesota Surface Waters, Conditions, Trends, Sources and Reductions (Dave Wall).
1:11:13 - MPCA: The Condition of Minnesota's Groundwater.
1:45:33 - House Research presentation (Colbey Sullivan).
2:01:03 - Public testimony.
3:31:49 - MPCA: MN Nutrient Reduction Strategy (Rebecca Flood).
Runs 4 hours, 8 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Thursday, April 4 2013 - watch this program
01:53 - Gavel, comments and consideration of HF1679 (Wagenius) Water use fees modified, and money appropriated.
04:14 - Discussion of Clean Water Fund & Parks and Trails Fund recommendations included in the delete-all amendment to HF641 (Wagenius) Public water access site design and best management practice funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Thursday, March 21 2013 - watch this program
04:53 - Gavel.
08:11 - HF1235 (Fritz) Farm business management programs money appropriated.
43:02 - HF949 (Fabian) Consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities participation and payment of assessments required.
1:16:53 - HF728 (Torkelson) Floodplain management money appropriated.
1:21:08 - HF1191 (Clark) Mobile air monitoring laboratory money appropriated.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.

House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee
Thursday, March 14 2013 - watch this program
03:45 - Gavel.
04:42 - HF207 (Lillie) Outdoor Heritage Fund money appropriated.
1:26:47 - HF1472 (McNamara) Watercraft surcharges increased, and Saint Anthony Falls locks and dams restrictions required, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.

Joint meeting of the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Committee and the Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy committees
Tuesday, January 29 2013 - watch this program
01:30 - Gavel.
02:04 - Informational presentation on air pollution, fine particulate matter and ozone and their affects on prenatal brain development and asthma.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.

Joint meeting of the House Capital Investment and the House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance committees
Thursday, January 24 2013 - watch this program
02:12 - Gavel.
03:16 - Scientists and agency experts discuss extreme weather resiliency.
Runs 1 hour, 39 minutes.

Joint meeting of the House Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance & Legacy committees
Thursday, January 17 2013 - watch this program
00:45 - Gavel.
02:00 - Presentation on the status of Minnesota groundwater by the Department of Natural Resources.
45:10 - Presentation by the U.S.
Geological Survey.
1:02:03 - Presentation by the Metropolitan Council.
1:11:30 - Presentation by by the Department of Natural Resources.
Runs 1 hour, 36 minutes.

Joint meeting of the House Capital Investment; Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance; and Legacy committees
Tuesday, January 15 2013 - watch this program
04:38 - Gavel.
University of Minnesota scientists provide an update on current science and how it can be the basis for making solid investment decisions.
Runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.

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