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  • Rep. David L. Deen, Chair
  • Rep. Mary Sullivan, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Steve Beyor, Ranking Member
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  • Rep. Trevor Squirrell, Clerk
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House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife

 

AGENDA

 

Room 47

April 18, 2017 - April 21, 2017

Last Updated 4/21/2017 1:38 PM

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

9:30 AM          S. 10 - An act relating to liability for the contamination of potable water supplies

Public trust lands.

Charlie Tipper, New Moran

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:00 AM          House Floor

 

12:00 PM          Lunch

 

1:00 PM          S. 10 - An act relating to liability for the contamination of potable water supplies

Discussion and possible vote.

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

1:30 PM          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Committee discussion.

Margaret Laggis, Lobbyist, Vermont Groundwater Association

Owen Caine, Manager, State Government Affairs, Toy Industry Association

David Mears, Vice-Dean, Vermont Law School

David Englander, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Vermont Department of Health - Phone

Lauren Hierl, Political Director, Vermont Conservation Voters

Paul Burns, Executive Director, Vermont Public Interest Research Group

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

9:00 AM          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Witnesses & discussion.

Chris Carrigan, Vice President of Business Development, Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Ruma Kohli, Global Foundries

Andrew Hackman, Serlin Haley LLP, Juvenile Product Manufacturers

Jon Groveman, Policy and Water Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Matt Holland, Seabird Strategies - Phone

 

11:30 AM          H. 261 - An act relating to application of stormwater permitting to municipalities

Municipal Roads General Permitting (MRGP).

Jim Ryan, Environmental Analyst, Stormwater Program, Department of Environmental Conservation

 

12:00 PM          Lunch

 

1:00 PM          House Floor

 

5 min after floor          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Committee discussion.

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

9:00 AM          S. 75 - An act relating to aquatic nuisance species control

Amendment.

Rep. Patrick Brennan

Rebecca Ellis, Senior Counsel for Government Affairs, Department of Environmental Conservation

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

9:20 AM          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Committee discussion.

Stephen Rosario, Senior Director, Northeast Region, American Chemistry Council - Phone

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Jon Groveman, Policy and Water Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

 

11:15 AM          Fire Evacuation Update

Janet Miller, Sergeant at Arms

 

11:30 AM          S. 75 - An act relating to aquatic nuisance species control

Brennan amendment.

 

12:00 PM          Lunch

 

1:00 PM          House Floor

 

2:30 PM          S. 10 - An act relating to liability for the contamination of potable water supplies

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Matthew Chapman, Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

 

-          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Mark-up.

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Johanna de Graffenreid, Environmental Advocate, VPIRG

William Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Jon Groveman, Policy and Water Program Director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Daniel Tukey, Global Foundries

Johanna de Graffenreid, Environmental Advocate, VPIRG

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

9:30 AM          House Floor

 

5 min after floor          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Mark-up.

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

12:00 PM          Lunch

 

1:00 PM          Economic Value of the Connecticut River Paper

Presentation of findings.

Ronald Shaiko, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Rockefeller Public Policy Center - Skype

Joby Bernstein, Student

Bill Kosmidis, Student

 

2:00 PM          S. 103 - An act relating to the regulation of toxic substances and hazardous materials

Mark-up & vote.

Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring 10 hard copies. Please write your name, organization, date and title on each document. With few exceptions, any documents you hand out to a committee, or send to a committee assistant, are open to the public and may be posted to the committee’s webpage.

 

If you have any questions and comments, please contact

 Laura Bozarth at 802-828-2266 or lbozarth@leg.state.vt.us