Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development interim Committee



Senator Grant Larson and Representative Thomas Lockhart, Co-chairmen of the Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee, have announced the Committee will meet:


June 28 & 29, 2010

June 28, 2010 starting at 8:00 a.m.

June 29, 2010 starting at 7:30 a.m.

June 28, 2010 – Tech Center Building, 3251 South 4J Road

June 29, 2010 – Powder River Basin Tour – Holiday Inn Express, 1908 Cliff Davis Drive

Gillette, Wyoming


NOTE:  The address of the Tech Center Building has been corrected.






The purpose of this meeting is to begin discussion of interim topics, including a tour of Mineral activities in the Powder River Basin, discussion of collection agency regulation, coal value added facilities tax exemptions, Department of Environmental Quality permitting, landfills and economic impacts on wildlife and endangered species, Business Council activities, clean coal technology, School of Energy Resources, natural gas fleet vehicles, value of captured carbon, Wyoming Pipeline Authority, Wyoming Infrastructure Authority, natural gas issues and public construction statutes.  The Committee will receive background information and reports from various agencies and will discuss draft legislation.  The Legislative Service Office will distribute an agenda for this meeting at a later date and the agenda will be available on the legislative Web site at:    


Please direct questions about this meeting to Legislative Service Office Committee staff Maxine Weaver or Kelley Shepp at:  (307) 777-7881.


Individuals who plan to provide written information to the Committee during the meeting should bring sufficient copies of the information for members of the Committee, Committee staff, and interested members of the audience.  In addition, please provide an electronic copy of the materials to Committee staff at the meeting. 


All materials provided to the Committee in written form will be part of the official record of the Committee’s meeting and will be on file at the Legislative Service Office.  Minutes of the meeting will be available on the legislative Web site at: 


Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations to attend this meeting should contact the Legislative Service Office at: (307) 777-7881, or by e-mail at:, for assistance. 


Members of the Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee:

Senators: Grant Larson, Cochairman, Eli Bebout, Stan Cooper, Rick Hunnicutt, Marty Martin

Representatives: Thomas Lockhart, Cochairman, Bob Brechtel, James Byrd, Bernadine Craft, Elaine Harvey, Glenn Moniz, Jim Roscoe, Tim Stubson, David Zwonitzer




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