STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
JOB GROWTH & ENERGY AFFORDABILITY
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair of the Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy & Finance Committee, began the meeting at 12:45 P.M. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Representative Garofalo began the meeting at 12:45 P.M. A quorum was not present.
Representative Garofalo moved for a recess at 12:46 P.M.
Representative Garofalo called the meeting to order at 12:50 P.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Wagenius moved to approve the minutes from the previous hearing. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
David Thorton, Assistant Commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Jack Ihle, Director of Environment Policy at Xcel Energy; Joel Johnson, Minnesota Rural Electric Association; Bill Black, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association; Mark Ourada, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity; Benjamin Gerber, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce; J. Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director at Fresh Energy; provided an overview on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan under section 111d of the Clean Air Act.
Representative Baker assumed the gavel at 1:45 P.M.
Representative Garofalo assumed the gavel at 1:47 P.M.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:34 P.M.
Representative Pat Garofalo, Chair
Jonathan Fortner, Committee Legislative Assistant