The charge of the Manufacturing & End Users Policy Committee is to deliberate over environmental compliance and energy challenges and develop recommendations for BIA's advocacy work. Discussions in the areas of energy and environmental compliance will take place in the context of what is important to the success of manufacturers and large-end users who drive the state’s economy. Note that telecommunications issues will be addressed by BIA’s Economic Development Policy Committee.
The Manufacturers and End Users Committee will meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at BIA's office located at 122 N Main St., 3rd Floor, Concord, NH 03301. Unless warranted, meetings are not typically are held in June, July or August.
2018 Meeting Dates/Time (8:00 – 10:00 AM) January 16 February 20 March 20 April 17 May 15 June 19 August 21 September 18 October 16 November 20 December 18
Chair: Jeffrey Mathis, BAE Systems
Vice Chair: Patti Carrier, New Hampshire Ball Bearings
*2018 Next Meeting: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM BIA Offices 122 N Main Street, 3rd Floor, Concord, NH
Chair: Jeffrey Mathis, BAE Systems Vice Chair: Patti Carrier, New Hampshire Ball Bearings Please note that BIA’s policy committee meetings are for BIA members only and guests of the BIA.
Welcome & Introductions
Presentations/Discussions (8:00 - 9:30)
1) Energy Efficiency & Sustainable Energy (EESE) Board - Presented by chairman of the board, Don Kreis, Office of the Consumer Advocate. The EESE Board was created by the NH legislature “to promote and coordinate energy efficiency, demand response, and sustainable energy programs in the state.” Don will provide a brief explanation of what the EESE Board does; provide an overview the board's current work; expand on how EE fits within the newly revised state 10 year energy strategy; and explain why BIAs representation on the board is important.
2) Emerging Contaminants in NH. Discussion points will include the following: role and responsibilities of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Emerging Contaminant Coordinator; results of recent health studies; next steps associated with HB 1101 FN/SB 309 FN; and water quality sampling for NH Hazardous Waste Sites, New Hampshire Public Treatment Works, (POTWs), others, etc.
Other Business (9:30 - 10:00)
Legislative Session Recap Post Legislative Session Homework
* NOTE THE COMMITTEE WILL NOT BE MEETING IN JULY.
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