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Natural Resources Committee

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January 4th, 2017

The Natural Resources Committee is responsible for processing legislation involving the following subject areas:

  • Water
    • ground and surface water
    • water rights
    • water wells
    • irrigation
    • flood control
    • drainage
    • Department of Natural Resources
  • Public Power
    • public power districts
    • Nebraska Power Review Board
    • other utilities; electric co-ops
    • oil and gas; pipelines; ethanol
  • Natural Resources Districts; Natural Resources Commission
  • Environment
    • hazardous waste; underground storage; oils and fuels; combustibles
    • litter reduction; recycling; drink containers
    • Department of Environmental Quality; Environmental Quality Council
    • pollution; Environmental Protection Act; chemigation
    • air pollution
  • Energy
    • Nebraska Energy Office
    • wind energy
  • Recreation
    • hunting; fishing; trapping; game farming
    • Game and Parks Commission
    • parks, recreation areas; recreation roads
    • endangered species; wildlife damage
    • boating

During session, the Natural Resources Committee meets on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in Room 1525 on the 1st Floor of the Capitol.

If you are not testifying in person on a bill and would like to submit a written letter for inclusion with the public hearing records, the letter must be delivered or emailed to the Committee Clerk of the committee conducting the hearing on the bill by 5:00 pm on the last working day prior to the public hearing.

Additionally, the letter must state a position of for, against, or neutral on the bill in question and include a request for the letter to be included as part of the public hearing record.

 

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