STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHT SESSION
COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
COMMITTEE ON EARLY CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT POLICY
Chairs, Representative Jean Wagenius and Representative Joe Mullery
Representative Wagenius, Chair of Committee on Environment and Agriculture Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, January 29th 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Falk, Vice Chair
Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy Committee
Laine, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
The following testifiers gave presentations regarding air pollution, fine particulate matter, and ozone.
Catherine Neuschler, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Overview of Air Standards and Minnesota's Pollution Level.
Jean Johnson, PhD, Minnesota Department of Health - Measuring the Public Health Impacts of Air Pollution in Minnesota
David Bael, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Public Health Impacts from Current PM2.5 Levels in Minnesota
Mark Lundgren, Environmental Initiative - Minnesota's Clean Air Dialogue
Scott Strand, Minnesota Community Education Association - Minnesota's Clean Air Dialogue
Mike Hansel, Barr Engineering on behalf of Minnesota Chamber of Commerce - Minnesota's Clean Air Dialogue
Presentations followed by questions from members of the Joint Committee.
David Thornton, Assistant Commissioner for the Pollution Control Agency came to the table to assist with answering questions.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:47 a.m.
Representative Joe Mullery, Chair
Bennett Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant
Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair
Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant