HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

 

 

January 17, 2007   Hearing Room 357

1:00 P.M.    Tapes  1 – 3

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Jackie Dingfelder, Chair

Rep. Ben Cannon, Vice-Chair

Rep. E. Terry Beyer

Rep. Bob Jenson

Rep. Greg Macpherson

Rep. Greg Smith

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:            Rep. Chuck Burley, Vice-Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Cat McGinnis, Committee Administrator

Ian Tolleson, Committee Assistant

 

Measures or Issues Heard:            Organizational Meeting

                                                            Adoption of Committee Rules

                                                            Introduction of Members

                                                Informational Meeting

                                                            Energy Overview       

 

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

1A

004

Chair Dingfelder calls the meeting to order at 1:10 p.m.

ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE RULES – ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

012

MOTION: Rep. Cannon moves to ADOPT the proposed Committee Rules dated 1/17/07. (EXHIBIT A)

 

015

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. Burley

 

023

Chair Dingfelder hearing no objections declares the motion CARRIED.

 

024

Chair Dingfelder

INTRODUCTION OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS – ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

025

Rep. Cannon

 

037

Rep. Macpherson

 

046

Rep.  G Smith

 

054

Rep. Beyer

 

067

Rep. Jenson

 

074

Chair Dingfelder

 

080

Rep. Jenson

 

082

Chair Dingfelder

1A

094

Chair Dingfelder

ENERGY OVERVIEW – INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

125

David Van’t Hof, Sustainability Advisor, Governor’s Office (EXHIBIT B)

 

260

Chair Dingfelder

 

265

Michael Grainey, Director, Oregon Department of Energy (ODE)

(EXHIBITS C & D)

 

309

Mike McArthur, Executive Director, Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) (EXHIBIT E)

 

400

McArthur

2A

005

McArthur

 

041

Chair Dingfelder

 

065

Brendan McCarthy, State Affairs Specialist, Portland General Electric (PGE) (EXHIBIT F)

 

190

Chair Dingfelder

 

198

Gary Bauer, Government Relations Manager, Northwest Natural (NWN) (EXHIBIT G)

 

340

Chair Dingfelder

 

343

Rep. Cannon

 

347

McCarthy

 

351

Rep. Cannon

 

354

McCarthy

 

361

Rep. G Smith

 

364

Bauer

 

371

Chair Dingfelder

 

390

Sandy Flicker, Executive Director, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association (ORECA)

 

400

Don Godard, Executive Director, Oregon People’s Utility Districts Association (OPUDA) (EXHIBIT H)

1B

020

Chair Dingfelder

 

026

Tom O’Connor, Executive Director, Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities (EXHIBIT I)

 

102

Chair Dingfelder

 

108

Jason Heuser, Lobbyist, Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB)

 

160

Chair Dingfelder

 

161

Flicker (EXHIBIT J)

 

220

Chair Dingfelder

 

242

Jeremiah Bauman, Energy & Environmental Advocate, Oregon State Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG)

 

355

Chair Dingfelder

1B

356

Jason Eisdorfer, Attorney, Citizen’s Utility Board (CUB)

2B

152

Rachel Shimshack, Director, Renewable Northwest Project (RNP) (EXHIBITS K & L)

 

134

James Edelson, Member, Oregon Interfaith Global Warming Task Campaign (EXHIBIT M)

 

230

Chair Dingfelder

 

239

Lisa Addatto, Director, Oregon Business Association (OBA)  (EXHIBIT N)

 

320

Chair Dingfelder

 

324

Julie Brandis, Executive Director, Association of Oregon Industries (AOI)

 

412

Chair Dingfelder

 

418

Ericka Haggerdon, Representative, Public Affairs Council for Industrial Customers of Northwest Utilities (PACICNU) (EXHIBIT O)

 

442

Chris Taylor, Representative, Horizon Wind (HW)

3A

033

Chair Dingfelder adjourns meeting at 3:05 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Rules, proposed committee rules, staff, 2pp
  2. Energy overview, written testimony, David Van’t Hof, 11 pp
  3. Energy overview, fact sheet, Michael Grainey, 30 pp
  4. Energy overview, fact sheet, Michael Grainey, 10 pp
  5. Energy overview, power point presentation, Mike McArthur, 14 pp
  6. Energy overview, power point presentation,  Brendan McCarthy, 4 pp
  7. Energy overview, power point presentation, Gary Bauer, 9 pp
  8. Energy overview, fact sheet, Don Godard, 3 pp
  9. Energy overview, written testimony, Tom O’Connor, 13 pp
  10. Energy overview, fact sheet, Sandy Flicker, 20 pp
  11. Energy overview, fact sheet, Rachel Shimshack, 4 pp
  12. Energy overview, fact sheet, Rachel Shimshack, 2 pp
  13. Energy overview, written testimony of Jenny Holmes, James Edelson, 2 pp
  14. Energy overview, written testimony, Lisa Addatto, 2 pp
  15. Energy overview, written testimony, Ericka Haggerdorn, 3 pp