Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 19, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 95, 96A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Avakian

Sen. Nelson

Rep. Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Clem

Rep. Nolan

Rep. Burley

Rep. Garrard

 

Members Excused:

Sen. Devlin, Chair

 

 

Staff Present:

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 2118, Relating to Underground Injection Control Program – Public Hearing, Public Testimony, and Work Session

SB 104, Relating to Underground Storage Tanks – Public Hearing, Public Testimony, and Work Session

SB 107, Relating to Emission Fees for Major Sources – Public Hearing and Public Testimony

 

This meeting index is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete content, please refer to the CDs.

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 95A

 

 

003

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Calls the hearing to order at 8:35 AM

Opens a Public Hearing on HB 2118 – Relating to Underground Injection Control Program

005

Paul Siebert, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Enters HB 2118, Relating to Underground Injection Control Program (Exhibit #1)

Submits Legislative Fiscal Office analysis, Proposed Bill Amendments, and Staff Measure Summary of HB 2118 (Exhibit #2)

Enters Witness Registration Sheet (Exhibit #3)

009

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

010

Neil Mullane, Water Quality Permits, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

 

066

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

067

Rep. Garrard

 

072

Mr. Mullane

 

074

Rep. Clem

 

077

Mr. Mullane

 

083

Rep. Clem

 

085

Mr. Mullane

 

086

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

091

Mr. Mullane

 

108

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

110

Rodney Weick, NW Region Office, DEQ

 

112

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

116

Sen. Nelson

 

122

Mr. Weick

 

125

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

130

Shannon Taylor, Groundwater Protection Coalition

Enters packet of letters in support of HB 2118  (Exhibit #4)

Enters flyer Protecting Your Drinking Water (Exhibit #5)

158

Barb Atkins, Groundwater Protection Coalition

 

178

Rep. Garrard

 

181

Ms. Taylor

 

184

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

188

Rep. Burley

 

192

Ms. Taylor

 

206

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

212

Lisa Libby, Representing Portland City Commissioner

Enters written testimony of Portland City Commissioner Sam Adams (Exhibit #6)

230

Ken Fuller, Public Works Director, City of Bend

Enters written testimony of Ken Fuller (Exhibit #7)

244

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

246

Rep. Burley

 

248

Mr. Fuller

 

250

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

262

Lindsay Capps, Oregon Environmental Council

 

286

John Chandler, Oregon Home Builders Association

 

303

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

308

Rep. Garrard

 

309

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

312

Rep. Garrard

 

323

Mr. Mullane

Enters written testimony of Neil Mullane (Exhibit #8)

344

Mr. Siebert

 

360

Rep. Garrard

 

362

Mr. Siebert

 

372

Sen. Avakian

 

379

Mr. Weick

 

410

Sen. Avakian

 

420

Mr. Weick

 

423

Rep. Garrard

 

TAPE 96A

 

 

001

Rep. Garrard

 

004

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

005

Mr. Mullane

 

006

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

009

Mr. Mullane

 

011

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

016

Mr. Mullane

 

022

Sen. Avakian

 

029

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

032

Rep. Garrard

 

035

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Closes Public Hearing on HB 2118

Opens Work Session on HB 2118

038

Mr. Siebert

 

039

Rep. Nolan

Moves to adopt HB 2118 A-5 amendments

040

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

VOTE:  6 – 1 – 1

Aye:  Sens. Nelson and Avakian; and Reps. Clem, Burley, Nolan, and Dingfelder

No:  Rep. Garrad

Exc:  Sen. Devlin

Declares the motion CARRIED

042

Mr. Siebert

 

043

Rep. Nolan

Moves HB 2118, as Amended, to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation

044

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

046

Rep. Burley

 

054

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

054

Rep. Garrard

 

055

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

056

Mr. Siebert

Roll Call

059

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

VOTE:  6 – 1 – 1

Aye:  Sens. Nelson and Avakian; and Reps. Clem, Burley, Nolan, and Dingfelder

No:  Rep. Garrad

Exc:  Sen. Devlin

Declares the motion CARRIED

061

Sen. Nelson

 

062

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Closes Work Session on HB 2118

Opens a Public Hearing on SB 104 – Relating to Underground Storage Tanks

 

067

Mr. Siebert

Enters SB 104, Relating to Underground Storage Tanks (Exhibit #9)

Enters letter of support from the US Environmental Protection Agency dated 4/18/07 (Exhibit #10)

Submits Legislative Fiscal Office analysis and Staff Measure Summary of SB 104 (Exhibit #11)

070

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

075

Alan Kiphut, Land Quality Administrator, DEQ

Enters written testimony of Alan Kiphut (Exhibit #12)

Enters letter of support from US Environmental Protection Agency dated 4/18/07 (Exhibit #13)

Enters Fact Sheet on SB 104A (Exhibit #14)

115

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

116

Rep. Clem

 

118

Mr. Kiphut

 

120

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

121

Rep. Burley

 

122

Mr. Kiphut

 

130

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

131

Rep. Garrard

 

132

Mr. Kiphut

 

139

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

140

Rep. Clem

 

143

Mr. Kiphut

 

148

Rep. Clem

 

151

Mr. Kiphut

 

154

Rep. Burley

 

156

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

157

Rep. Burley

 

164

Mr. Kiphut

 

170

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

171

Mr. Kiphut

 

173

Rep. Clem

 

176

Mr. Kiphut

 

187

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Enters Witness Registration Sheet (Exhibit #15)

Closes Public Hearing on SB 104

Opens a Work Session on SB 104

192

Mr. Siebert

 

197

Rep. Nolan

Moves SB 104 to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation

199

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

201

Rep. Garrard

 

202

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

202

Rep. Burley

 

203

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

VOTE:  5 – 2 – 1

Aye:  Sens. Nelson and Avakian; and Reps. Clem, Nolan, and Dingfelder

No:  Rep. Burley and Garrad

Exc:  Sen. Devlin

Declares the motion CARRIED

212

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Closes Work Session on SB 104

Opens a Public Hearing on SB 107 – Relating to Emission Fees for Major Sources

215

Mr. Siebert

Enters SB 107, Relating to Emission Fees for Major Sources (Exhibit #16)

Submits Legislative Fiscal Office analysis and Staff Measure Summary of SB 107 (Exhibit #17)

226

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

230

Andy Ginsburg, Air Quality Administrator, DEQ

 

344

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

345

Rep. Garrard

 

352

Mr. Ginsburg

 

364

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

366

Mr. Siebert

 

380

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

383

Rep. Garrard

 

390

Rep. Clem

 

392

Mr. Siebert

 

401

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

410

Dona Hippert, NW Environmental Defense Center and Oregon Toxics Alliance

Enters written testimony of Dona Hippert (Exhibit #18)

TAPE 95B

 

 

001

Ms.  Hippert

Continues with public testimony

047

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

048

John Ledger, Associated Oregon Industries

 

086

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

089

Mr. Ledger

 

090

Rep. Burley

 

097

Mr. Ledger

 

101

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

103

Sen. Nelson

 

104

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

105

Sen. Nelson

 

107

Rep. Burley

 

109

Mr. Ledger

 

112

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

117

Ralph Groener, Represents employees of DEQ

 

135

Rep. Garrard

 

138

Mr. Groener

 

146

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

148

Jeremiah Baumann, OSPIRG

 

204

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

210

Mr. Baumann

 

217

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

218

Mr. Baumann

 

218

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

222

Mr. Baumann

 

231

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

234

Mr. Ginsburg

 

242

Rep. Garrard

 

244

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

245

Mr. Ginsburg

 

247

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

248

Rep. Clem

 

258

Mr. Ginsburg

 

278

Rep. Clem

 

283

Mr. Ginsburg

 

288

Rep. Clem

 

295

Mr. Ginsburg

 

299

Rep. Burley

 

306

Mr. Ginsburg

 

311

Rep. Burley

 

316

Mr. Ginsburg

 

329

Rep. Burley

 

334

Mr. Ginsburg

 

343

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

345

Mr. Ginsburg

 

345

Vice-Chair

 

348

Rep. Clem

 

349

Sen. Nelson

 

352

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Enters Witness Registration Sheet (Exhibit #19)

Adjourns the hearing at 10:03 AM