STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
HOUSE ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES FINANCE DIVISION
Chair Wagenius called the meeting to order at 8:30 A.M. on January 15, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Committee members present:
Persell, John (Vice-Chair)
Solberg, Loren (ex-officio)
Wagenius, Jean (Chair)
Other members present:
Kulick Jackson, Gail
Committee members excused:
Brandon Hathaway, graduate researcher at the University of Minnesota, and Jane Davidson, professor, U of M Department of Mechanical Engineering, testified on the potential for solar gasification of biomass.
A quorum was present at 8:38 A.M.
Gerardo Ruiz, CEO, freEner-g, testified on solar leasing in Minnesota.
Richard Kiesling, hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, testified on the current state of research on endocrine disruptors in Minnesota’s waters.
The committee adjourned at 9:58 A.M.
Jean Wagenius, Chair
Melissa Hysing, Committee Legislative Assistant