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Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 19, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION



CLIMATE AND ENERGY FINANCE AND POLICY MINUTES

Representative Jamie Long, Chair of the Committee on Climate and Energy Finance and Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30 AM on January 19th, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Long, Jamie, Chair
Acomb, Patty, Vice Chair
Swedzinski, Chris, Republican Lead
Bierman, Robert
Boe, Greg
Christensen, Shelly
Franson, Mary
Gruenhagen, Glenn
Hollins, Athena
Hornstein, Frank
Igo, Spencer
Lee, Fue
Lippert, Todd
Lislegard, Dave
Mekeland, Shane
Munson, Jeremy
Stephenson, Zack

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Acomb moved that the minutes of January 12, 2021, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice Chair Acomb moved that the minutes of January 14, 2021, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentations were made on Minnesota’s Biennial Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Report
Testifying:
• Frank Kohlasch, Climate Director, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
• Jessica Burdette, Division of Energy Resources, Minnesota Department of Commerce

A presentation was made on Energy Innovation’s energy policy simulator
Testifying:
• Robbie Orvis, Director of Energy Policy Design, Energy Innovation

The meeting was adjourned 12:05 PM.


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Representative Jamie Long, Chair


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Mike Hermanson, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:55 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Report.
01:06:00 Energy Innovation's Energy Policy Simulator.

Runs 1 hour 30 minutes


Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Report
Energy Innovation's Energy Policy Simulator

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Note: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Do not contact Jenny about the content of this meeting.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92008