HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Chair

Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Todd

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

TIME:

9:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 219 / HR 194 /

Status / Status

URGING THE STATE AND EACH COUNTY TO ADOPT THE GLOBAL PACT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT AND THE 2030 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA, AND TO SPECIFICALLY ADOPT THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, NUMBERS 13 THROUGH 17.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 137 / HR 126 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE TO PERFORM A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF INCENTIVIZING THE CREATION OF A GLASS AND SOLAR PANEL RECYCLING PLANT USING FUNDS FROM A FEE TO BE ATTACHED TO EACH SOLAR PANEL SOLD IN THE STATE.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 168 / HR 150 /

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE AND IDENTIFY POTENTIAL SOURCES AND MEANS OF FUNDING AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR AND HELP MAINTAIN THE HAWAII WILDLIFE CENTER FACILITY AND HAWAII'S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 190 / HR 171 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE THE COEXISTENCE OF JALOUSIE WINDOWS AND AIR CONDITIONING IN STATE BUILDINGS AND CONSIDER MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVES.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 195 / HR 176 /

Status / Status

CONVENING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS LOCAL ISSUES SURROUNDING WASTE REDUCTION.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 198 / HR 179 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC GROWTH POTENTIAL OF INVESTING IN GREEN INDUSTRY INITIATIVES.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HR 156

Status

URGING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO DENY APPROVAL OF THE PALEHUA WIND PROJECT.

 

 

EEP, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

    Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

    The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

    The date and time of the hearing; and

    Measure number.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 10 copies (including an original) to Room 327 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8529 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8525or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Chair