STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES, AND AGRICULTURE FINANCE
Chair, Representative Jean Wagenius
Representative Wagenius, Chair of the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Finance, called the meeting to order at 9:13 a.m., Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Other members present:
A quorum was present
Testifying before the Committee on Air Pollution and Health Impacts:
Paul Kubic, M.D. - Children’s Respiratory and Critical Care Specialists
Russell, Luepker, M.D., M.S. - University of Minnesota (What does Air Pollution have to do with Heart Disease?)
Representative Freiberg moved approval of the committee meeting minutes for Tuesday, January 14th, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED
David Bael, Economic Analyst - Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (Air Pollution and Public Health in Minnesota)
David Thornton, Assistant Commissioner - Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (Total Public Health Burden of Air Pollution in Minnesota)
Tony Kwilas, Environmental Policy Director - Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Jim Erkel, Land Use and Transportation Director - Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (Clean Air Minnesota)
Mike Harley, Executive Director - Environmental Initiative (Project Green Fleet - A Voluntary Emissions Reductions Case Study)
Laura Babcock, Director - Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (Area Source VOC Reduction)
Alan Muller, Red Wing, MN
The meeting was adjourned at 11:21.
Representative Jean Wagenius, Chair
Nanette Moloney, Committee Legislative Assistant