STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY SIXTH SESSION
JOINT CULTURAL AND OUTDOORS RESOURCES FINANCE DIVISION AND ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES FINANCE DIVISION
Representative Mary Murphy and Representative Jean Wagenius, Chairs, called the first meeting to order at 8:34 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Gene Merriam, President, Freshwater Society, and Dr. Mike Osterholm, board member, presented the report "Water is Life: Protecting a Critical Resource for Future Generations".
Louis Smith, Chair, Clean Water Council, presented the Biennial Report of the Clean Water Council.
John Wells, Strategic Planning Director, Environmental Quality Board, presented "Managing for Water Sustainability, December 2008".
The meeting was adjourned at 10:01 a.m.
Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair
Environmental and Natural Resources Finance Division
Melissa Hysing, Committee Legislative Assistant
Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division