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  • Sen. Christopher Bray, Chair
  • Sen. Brian Campion, Vice Chair
  • Sen. Mark A. MacDonald
  • Sen. John Rodgers
  • Sen. Corey Parent

Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

 

AGENDA

 

Room 8

February 12, 2019 - February 15, 2019

Last Updated 2/15/2019 8:53 AM

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

9:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

10:30 AM                   2019 Lake Champlain Action Plan

Walk-through

Lori Fisher, Chair, Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on the Future of Lake Champlain

 

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10:55 AM                   Break

 

11:15 AM                   Municipal Funding

Susan Scribner, Director Municipal Assistance Bureau, Agency of Transportation

 

11:30 AM                   Motor Vehicle Emissions

Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Jennifer Pitsley, Project Manager, Department of Motor Vehicles

Megan O'Toole, Staff Attorney, Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality and Climate Division

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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9:00 AM                   Clean Water Funding

Megan Moir, Division Head, Water Resources, City Of Burlington

 

9:30 AM                   Storm water / Clean Water Funding

Jeff Wennberg, Public Works Director, Rutland

 

10:00 AM                   15  Minute Break

 

10:15 AM                   Clean Water Funding

 

Chuck Ross, Director, University of Vermont Extension

 

10:30 AM                   Storm Water Funding

 

Craig DiGiammarino, Pollution Prevention and Compliance Program Manager, Agency of Transportation

 

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11:00 AM                   Clean Water Funding

Lyn Munno, Director, Watershed United Vermont

Mary Russ, Director, White RIver Partnership

Kendall Lambert, Director, Memprhemagog Watershed Association

Corrie Miller, Director, Friends of the Mad River

 

11:30 AM                   Clean Water Funding

Lewis Creek Watershed perspective

Marty Illick, Director, Lewis Creek Watershed Group - Invited

 

12:00 PM                   Adjourn

 

1:00 PM                   Senate Floor

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

9:00 AM                   S. 96 - An act relating to establishing a Clean Water Assessment to fund State water quality programs

Committee Mark up

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

 

10:30 AM                   15  Minute Break

 

10:30 AM                   Motor Vehicle Emissions

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

Jennifer Pitsley, Project Manager, Department of Motor Vehicles

 

11:30 AM                   Clean Water Utility Structure

Rebekah Weber, Lake Champlain Lakekeeper, Conservation Law Foundation

 

Friday, February 15, 2019

8:30 AM                   Clean Water Utility Structure

Analysis

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

Matthew Chapman, General Counsel, Department of Environmental Conservation

 

9:45 AM                   Motor Vehicle Emissions

Amendments and possible Vote

Anthea Dexter-Cooper, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

 

10:00 AM                   15 Minute Break

 

10:15 AM                   Clean Water Funding

Review

Rebecca Ellis, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Conservation

 

11:30 AM                   Senate Floor

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION WITNESSES- Please email handouts to the committee assistant before your scheduled meeting date and bring 6 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

 Jude Newman at 828-2296 or jnewman@leg.state.vt.us