STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
Representative Fabian, Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:20 A.M. on March 8, 2018, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FABIAN, Dan, Chair JOHNSON, Brian
HEINTZEMAN, Josh, Vice Chair JOHNSON, Clark
HANSEN, Rick LAYMAN, Sandy
BACKER, Jeff LUECK, Dale
BECKER-FINN, Jamie METSA, Jason
BLISS, Matt NEWBERGER, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob POSTON, John
FISCHER, Peter SUNDIN, Mike
GREEN, Steve SWEDZINSKI, Chris
HOPPE, Joe UGLEM, Mark
HORNSTEIN, Frank WAGENIUS, Jean
Representative Sundin moved the approval of the March 6, 2018 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF3280 (Lueck) Wild rice water findings established and listing authorized, and application of water quality standards nullified and restricted.
Representative Fabian moved that HF3280 be re-referred to the Government Operations and Election Policy Committee.
Representative Metsa moved the H3280A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Steve Giorgi, Executive Director, Range Association of Municipalities and Schools (RAMS)
Rick Crum, President, NTS Environmental Science and Engineering
Carly Melin, Executive Director, MN Building Trades & Construction Trades Council
Tony Kwilas, Environment Policy Director, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Kelsey Johnson, President, Iron Mining Association
Larry Sutherland, General Manager, U.S. Steel Minnesota Ore Operations
Chrissy Bartovich, Environmental Director, U.S. Steel Minnesota Ore Operations
Ania Ediger, Manager of Government Relations, Cleveland Cliffs
Rob Beranek, Manager of Water Planning and Programs, Cleveland Cliffs
Adonis Neblett, General Counsel, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Kathryn Hoffman, CEO, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy
Sharon Day, Executive Director, Indigenous Peoples Task Force
Don Arnosti, Conservation Program Director, Izaak Walton League
Representative Fabian renewed his motion that HF3280, as amended, be re-referred to the Government Operations and Election Policy Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:54 AM.
Representative Dan Fabian, Chair
Karen Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant