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ADVISORY: House Transportation Committee to review transportation impacts on climate change in Minnesota

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – On Thursday, February 14 at 12:45 p.m., the House Transportation Finance and Policy Committee will discuss new data from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency identifying transportation as the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the state. The committee will hear testimony regarding electrification of the state’s transportation systems.

Developing electric infrastructure of cars, buses, and other ways in which the state can reduce transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions will be up for discussion.

WHAT: House Transportation Finance and Policy Committee hearing on transportation and climate

WHO: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, state agencies, businesses and environmental advocates discussing transportation, climate, and electrification of state transportation systems.

WHERE: Room 10, Minnesota State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Saint Paul, 55155

WHEN: Wednesday, February 14, 2019, 12:45-2:15 p.m.