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Natural Resources & Environment Committee Webinar
June 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
3:30 – 3:35 pm: Call to order / approve minutes – Chris Schluntz, Natural Resources Committee Chairman
3:35 – 3:45 pm: Special Guest Comments – Nebraska Natural Resources Committee Chair – Senator Dan Hughes
3:45- 4:15 pm: Federal Environmental Issues Update – Scott Yager – Chief Environmental Council and Government Affairs, NCBA
- Navigable Waters Rule (WOTUS)
- Supreme Court decision in Hawaii Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui
- PFAS Update
- State-of-play regarding climate policy in Congress and our work to tell the cattle industry’s positive climate story.
4:15 – 4:45 pm: Cedar Tree Reduction Effort Update and Collaboration – Dirac Twidwell – Associate Professor, Rangeland Ecologist, UNL
4:45 – 5:15 pm: Considerations for Carcass Disposal During Depopulation Scenarios – Cay Ewoldt – Agriculture Section Supervisor, Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
5:15 – 5:30 pm: Update on State Legislation – Ashley Kohls – Director of Government Affairs, NC
5:30 pm: Adjourn