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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

SEVENTEETH MEETING - Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

March 04, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

JOB GROWTH & ENERGY AFFORDABILITY
POLICY & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES

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.

Members present:


GAROFALO, Pat
BAKER, Dave
CLARK, Karen
FABIAN, Dan
GUNTHER, Bob
HORTMAN, Melissa
ISAACSON, Jason
LOONAN, Bob
MAHONEY, Tim
METSA, Jason
NEWBERGER, Jim
O’NEILL, Marion
SCOTT, Peggy
SIMONSON, Erik
SMITH, Dennis
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
VOGEL, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean

Members excused:

JOHNSON, Sheldon

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
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Agenda:

Overview of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan under section 111d of the Clean Air Act.

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