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: Tony Giunta Nobis Group
BIA staff contact: David Juvet, Senior Vice President 224.5388 x115
Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM BIA Offices 122 N Main Street, 3rd Floor, Concord, NH
Chair: Jeffrey Mathis, BAE Systems Vice Chair: Tony Giunta, Nobis Group Please note that BIA’s policy committee meetings are for BIA members only and guests of the BIA.
1. Welcome & Introductions 2. PFOA/PFAS Update & Next Steps – Environmental Services Commissioner Bob Scott, with Assistant Commissioner Clark Freise, Air Resources Division Administrator Michael FitzGerald, and Waste Management Director Michael Wimsatt will provide us with an update and next steps associated with their PFOA/PFAS related activities including the recent stakeholder and technical work sessions for setting public drinking water and groundwater standards for PFOA, PFOS, PFNA and PFHxS and the PFAS rulemaking scheduled to commence in January. (Committee discussion to follow)
3. Liberty Utilities’ North Country Renewable Natural Gas proposal – Huck Montgomery, Manager of Government Affairs for Liberty Utilities, will provide an update their innovative North Country Renewable Natural Gas proposal, which will create a new source of locally produced renewable fuel to be provided to Liberty’s customers in New Hampshire at a cost comparable to conventional natural gas.
4) Committee Discussion
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