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FOURTH MEETING - (joint hearing) - Legacy

2013-2014 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
And
LEGACY COMMITTEE

Chair, Representative Jean Wagenius
Chair, Representative Phyllis Kahn

MINUTES

Representative Wagenius, Chair of Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. January, 22nd, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Environment, Natural Resources and Environment Finance Members present:
Wagenius, Chair
McNamara, Lead
Anderson, P.
Benson, J.
Bly
Clark
Erickson, R.
Fabian
Freiberg
Hackbarth
Hamilton
Kiel
Poppe
Torkelson
Ward, JoAnn

Members excused:
Dill
Falk, Vice Chair
Hansen
Kahn

Legacy Committee Members Present:
Lillie, Vice Chair
Urdahl, Lead
Freiberg
Green
Torkelson
Wagenius

Members excused:
Kahn
Hausman
McDonald
Murphy, M.
Ward, J.
Wills

Members of the Committee on Environment Policy were also invited to attend:

Members present:
Fischer
Yarusso

A quorum was present.

Rep Wagenius spoke of upcoming meetings and answered questions relating to time line.

Dan Stoddard, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, gave a presentation on water quality.

Bruce Montgomery, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Section Manager, gave a presentation on nitrates in groundwater

Dr. Joseph Zachmann, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Research Scientist, gave a presentation on pesticides in drinking water.

Glenn Skuta, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Water Monitoring Manager, gave a presentation on ambient groundwater network contaminants.

James Kelly, Minnesota Department of Health, Health Manager, gave a presentation on emerging issues in groundwater risk assessment.

Randy Ellingboe, Minnesota Department of Health, gave a presentation on drinking water protection.

Chris Elvrum, Minnesota Department of Health, Well Management Section Manager, gave a presentation on drinking water protection.

The presentations were followed by questions and answers from members of the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance, and the Legacy Committee.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:52 a.m.




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Representative Phyllis Kahn, Chair



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Krysta Niedernhofer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Meeting on groundwater, continuation from Thursday, January the 17th