House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee - February 05, 2019

445 State Capitol

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 Recording 1
 Chair Wilde called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m.
 H.B. 98 Freight Switcher Emissions Mitigation (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Glade Sowards, Utah Division of Air Quality, who distributed the handout, "Freight Switcher Locomotives in Utah."
 Mr. Nathan Anderson, Union Pacific Railroad, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Ashley Miller, Air Quality Policy Advisory Board, spoke for the bill.
 Ms. Thea Brannon, citizen, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Lyman moved to pass H.B. 98 out favorably.
 H.B. 123 Jordan River Recreation Area Amendments (Winder, M.)
 Rep. Winder introduced the bill.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to amend H.B. 123 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Owens moved to pass H.B. 123 as amended out favorably.
 Rep. Watkins moved to place H.B. 123 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 155 Fire Management Provisions (Snider, C.)
 Rep. Snider introduced the bill.
 Mr. Bryce Bird, Director, Division of Air Quality, spoke for the bill.
 Rep. Briscoe moved to amend H.B. 155 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Ferry moved to pass H.B. 155 out favorably.
 H.C.R. 3 Concurrent Resolution Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to Update Switcher Locomotive Emission Standards (Handy, S.)
 Rep. Handy introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Sowards.
 Ms. Miller spoke for the resolution.
 Mr. Nathan Anderson spoke to the resolution.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to replace H.C.R. 3 with 1st Substitute H.C.R. 3.
 Rep. Hawkes moved to pass 1st Substitute H.C.R. 3 out favorably.
 H.C.R. 10 Concurrent Resolution to Address Declining Water Levels of the Great Salt Lake (Hawkes, T.)
 Rep. Hawkes introduced the resolution.
 Ms. Marcelle Shoop, National Audubon Society, spoke for the resolution.
 Ms. Manjot Kaur, speaking on behalf of Mr. Leland Meyers, Executive Director, Central Davis Sewer District, spoke for the resolution.
  Mr. Jack Ray, Utah Waterfowl Association, spoke for the resolution.
 Rep. Ferry moved to amend H.C.R. 10 with Amendment #1.
 Rep. Albrecht moved to pass H.C.R. 10 out favorably.
 H.J.R. 5 Joint Resolution Approving Notes to Water Rights Addenda (Owens, D.)
 Rep. Owens introduced the resolution assisted by Mr. Kent Jones, State Engineer and Director, Division of Water Rights.
 Rep. McKell moved to pass H.J.R. 5 out favorably.
 H.B. 220 Radioactive Waste Amendments (Albrecht, C.)
 Rep. Albrecht introduced the bill assisted by Mr. Casey Hill, Energy Solutions.
 Mr. Scott Baird, Deputy Director, Department of Environmental Quality, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. George Chapman, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Jessica Reimer, HEAL Utah, spoke against the bill.
 Mr. Shawn Milne, Commissioner, Tooele County, spoke for the bill.
 Mr. Steve Erickson, citizen, spoke against the bill.
 Ms. Ashley Soltysiak, Utah Sierra Club, spoke against the bill.
 Rep. McKell moved to pass H.B. 220 out favorably.
 Rep. Sagers moved to adjourn.
Recording 1 - Low Quality     

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