HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Hermina M. Morita, Chair

Rep. Mele Carroll, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Michael Y. Magaoay

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 27, 2008

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 191

Status

REQUESTING COUNTIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO ENCOURAGE RETAILERS TO INCREASE THE USE OF ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE ALTERNATIVES TO NON-BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC BAGS.

 

 

EEP, EDB

HR 160

Status

REQUESTING COUNTIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO ENCOURAGE RETAILERS TO INCREASE THE USE OF ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE ALTERNATIVES TO NON-BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC BAGS.

 

 

EEP, EDB

HCR 353

Status

REQUESTING THE RETAIL MERCHANTS OF HAWAII AND HAWAII FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THEIR PUBLIC-EDUCATION CAMPAIGN ABOUT "REDUCING, REUSING, AND RECYCLING" PLASTIC BAGS.

 

 

EEP, EDB

HR 290

Status

REQUESTING THE RETAIL MERCHANTS OF HAWAII AND HAWAII FOOD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THEIR PUBLIC-EDUCATION CAMPAIGN ABOUT "REDUCING, REUSING, AND RECYCLING" PLASTIC BAGS.

 

 

EEP, EDB

HCR 263

Status

REQUESTING THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, WITH CONSULTATION FROM THE INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM ESTABLISHED BY HOUSE BILL NO. 2510, H.D. 2, TO REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY AND IMPACT OF REQUIRING AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT TO INCLUDE EFFECTS OF A PROPOSED ACTION AS A CONTRIBUTOR TO CLIMATE CHANGE.

 

 

EEP, HED

HR 223

Status

REQUESTING THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, WITH CONSULTATION FROM THE INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM ESTABLISHED BY HOUSE BILL NO. 2510, H.D. 2, TO REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY AND IMPACT OF REQUIRING AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT TO INCLUDE EFFECTS OF A PROPOSED ACTION AS A CONTRIBUTOR TO CLIMATE CHANGE.

 

 

EEP, HED

HCR 271

Status

URGING THE PREVENTION OF THE SALE OF OIL AND GAS LEASES AND OF DRILLING IN THE CHUKCHI AND BEAUFORT SEA REGIONS OF ALASKA.

 

 

EEP

HR 230

Status

URGING THE PREVENTION OF THE SALE OF OIL AND GAS LEASES AND OF DRILLING IN THE CHUKCHI AND BEAUFORT SEA REGIONS OF ALASKA.

 

 

EEP

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 405 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6779(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to EEPtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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Rep. Hermina Morita

Chair