Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Committee Presentations

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2013

Climate Change and South Florida's National Parks
Everglades National Park
Fall 2013 Steering Committee Meeting

EPA Actions on Climate Change Adaptation and Resiliency
Bryan Myers, Energy and Climate change Coordinator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 4
Fall 2013 Steering Committee Meeting 

Protecting Water Infrastructure and Resources from Sea Level Rise
Dr. Harold Wanless, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences
University of Miami 
Fall 2013 Steering Committee Meeting

Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact Policy and Legislative Coordination
Jason Liechty, Environmental Projects Coordinator
Natural Resources Planning and Management Division, Broward County
Fall 2013 Steering Committee Meeting

Clean Energy Green Corridor - Florida's First PACE Program
Joe Spector, Vice President of Operations
Ygrene Energy Fund Florida
Fall 2013 Steering Committee Meeting 

The CLEO Institute: Engaging the Community in Resiliency Planning 
Caroline Lewis, Founder and Executive Director
The CLEO Institute
Fall 2013 Steering Committee Meeting 

2012

Applicability of the Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program to Hydraulic Fracturing
Adam T. Carpenter, Regulatory Analyst
American Water Works Association 
2012 Congress of Cities 

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment: The Science and Facts of Responsible Development
John Peiserich, Partner, Perkins and Trotter
Board Member, Arkansas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association
Fall 2012 Steering Committee Meeting

Natural Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing - Regulatory Perspective I
Ryan Benefield, Deputy Director
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
Fall 2012 Steering Committee Meeting

Natural Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing - Regulatory Perspective II
Shane Khoury, Deputy Director/General Counsel
Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission
Fall 2012 Steering Committee Meeting

Natural Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing - Environmental Perspective
Joyce Hale
Representing Arkansas Sierra Club, League of Women Voters of Washington County, and Arkansans for Responsible Gas Development
Fall 2012 Steering Committee Meeting

North Little Rock Fit 2 Live Program
Bernadette Gunn Rhodes, Fit 2 Live Coordinator
City of North Little Rock
Fall 2012 Steering Committee Meeting

North Little Rock Sustainability Program
Mike Russ, General Manager
North Little Rock Electric Department 

Dr. Marty Matlock, Professor, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, College of Engineering
University of Arkansas
Fall 2012 Steering Committee Meeting

STAR Community Index
Hilari Varnadore, Director
STAR Community Index
Fall 2012 Steering Committee Meeting

Energy Efficiency in the Federal Government
Kerry Duggan, Director, Legislative, Regulatory and Urban Affairs
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy 
NLC 2012 Summer Policy Forum

Water Infrastructure Financing
Rick Farrell, Executive Director
Council of Infrastructure Financing Authorities
NLC 2012 Summer Policy Forum  

Environmental Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing
Chitra Kumar, Hydraulic Fracturing Team Lead, Drinking Water Protection Division
Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
NLC 2012 Summer Policy Forum

Webinar: The Future of Water Infrastructure Financing
Tyler Frisbee, Legislative Assistant
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Jon Pawlow, Counsel
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
June 2012

2011

U.S. Department of Energy Smart Grid Perspectives & Implementation Experience
Eric Lightner, Director
Smart Grid Task Force
Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
NLC 2011 Fall Policy Forum

Making the Case: Sustainability and Public Health
Adrienne Moore Baxter
Department of Dietetics and Nutrition
University of Kansas Medical Center
Spring 2011 Steering Committee Meeting

Protecting Our Nation's Drinking Water Resources
Kurt Hildebrandt, Geologist
Water, Wetlands and Pesticides Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Spring 2011 Steering Committee Meeting

Natural Gas Opportunities
Brady Hayes, P.E., Director, Strategic Business Development, Water Division
Black and Veatch Corporation
Spring 2011 Steering Committee Meeting

Energy Overview and Kansas City Fleet Program
Sam Swearngin, Fleet Administrator
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Spring 2011 Steering Committee Meeting

SmartGrid Project Overview
SmartGrid Demonstration Project
Bill Menge
Director, SmartGrid
KCP&L
Spring 2011 Steering Committee Meeting 

Webinar: Update on Japanese Nuclear Crisis and U.S. Reaction
Leslie Kass, Senior Director for Business Policy and Programs
Nuclear Energy Institute
May 2011

Revolutionizing Transportation and Achieving Energy Security
Sam Ori, Director of Policy
The Electrification Coalition
2011 Congressional City Conference
Clean Energy Congressional Priorities Workshop

EPA Stormwater & Water Regulations: Local Impacts & Balancing Power
Randy Neprash, PE, Technical Consultant 
Minnesota Cities Stormwater Coalition
2011 Congressional City Conference
Water in the Pipe: Impact of EPA Regulations on Local Governments Workshop

Update on Stormwater Regulation
Connie Bosma, Chief, Municipal Branch 
Office of Wastewater Management 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
2011 Congressional City Conference
Water in the Pipe: Impact of EPA Regulations on Local Governments Workshop

Montpelier's Energy Future
Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Director 
Department of Planning and Community Development
City of Montpelier, Vermont
2011 Congressional City Conference
Financing Home Energy Improvements Workshop

PACE: Property Assessed Clean Energy
David Gabrielson, Executive Director 
PACENOW Coalition
2011 Congressional City Conference
Financing Home Energy Improvements Workshop