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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

FIFTH MEETING - (joint meeting)

2013-2014 Regular Session - January 24, 2013

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


JOINT COMMITTEE MEETING
CAPITAL INVESTMENT
ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE


MINUTES

Representative Hausman, Chair of Committee on Capital Investment and Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair of Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance called the meeting to order at 8:15 a.m. on January 24 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Capital Investment members present:
Hausman, Chair
Ward, J., Vice Chair
Dean, Lead
Albright
Atkins
Carlson
Clark
Davids
Dehn
Dettmer
Erhardt
FitzSimmons
Green
Gunther
Lillie
Mahoney
McNamar
Melin
Norton
Swedzinski
Urdahl


Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance members present:
Wagenius, Chair
McNamara, Lead
Anderson, P.
Benson, J.
Bly
Clark
Erickson, R.
Fabian
Freiberg

Hackbarth
Hamilton
Hansen
Kahn
Kiel
Poppe
Torkelson
Ward, JoAnn

Members excused:
Dill
Falk


A quorum was present.


Scientists and agency experts discussed extreme weather resiliency.

Dr. Mark Seeley, Extension Climatologist/Meteorologist, University of Minnesota
David Thornton, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Dave Shad, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Linda Bruemmer, Director, Environmental Health Division, Minnesota Department of Health
Greta Gauthier, Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

After the presentations there was a time for questions and answers.

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




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Representative Alice Hausman, Chair

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Debra Fastner, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair

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Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Discussion on extreme weather resiliency