In the Salt Lake City office, our EENR
women are joined by 16 additional EEN R attorneys whose combined years of experience with energy, natural resources, and environmental concerns are unprecedented in the area.
will evaluate and consider specific proposals for alternative financing mechanisms for water and wastewater projects, such as a clean water trust fund, infrastructure bank or loan guarantee program.
recommended renewing five existing resolutions that were adopted at the Annual Business Meeting related to water infrastructure financing and regulatory prioritization, sustainability, the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill and ecosystem restoration, Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs, local building code authority and Milfoil.
As a follow up to a discussion that began in the spring, the EENR
Steering Committee, under the leadership of Matt Zone, council member, Cleveland, Ohio, met jointly with the ITC Committee to hear from Eric Lightner, director of the Smart Grid Task Force in the Office of Electricity at the U.S.
Much of the conversation on authorization and in joint discussions with the EENR
Committee focused on the need to reduce regulations governing the development and building of infrastructure projects.
As chair of the EENR
Committee, Cleveland, Ohio, Councilmember Matt Zone led the committee through several discussions, including electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure, natural gas and hydraulic fracturing, and the connection between public health and food policy with sustainability.
"In addition to being able to network with our WIMG, EENR
and TIS colleagues, a wide variety of talented speakers joined our sessions, leading to incredibly robust discussion.
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Loveridge, mayor of Riverside, Calif.; NLC's Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources (EENR
) Committee Chair Henrietta Davis, vice mayor of Cambridge, Mass.; Mayor Sam Adams of Portland, Ore.; Councilmember Matt Appelbaum of Boulder, Colo.; Mayor John Marks of Tallahassee, Fla.; Mayor R.T.
Following up on discussions at previous meetings with NLC's Community and Economic Development (CED) and Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR
) committees, TIS opened the meeting with a broad-ranging discussion on challenges and concerns for local governments with the current metropolitan planning process.
The Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR
) Steering Committee took several steps toward addressing this year's work plan at its recent meeting in Gillette, Wyo.