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Natural Resources & Environment Committee Webinar

June 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Natural Resources Committee Agenda (PRINTABLE VERSION)
NC Midyear 2020
Wednesday, June 10, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
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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

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Date:
June 10
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm