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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Status:Completed

Event Date:9/26/2013

Start Time:10:00 AM

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Water Quality and Infrastructure

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S342 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 342) of Stephen M. Brewer, Todd M. Smola, Kimberly N. Ferguson and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to irrigation systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen M. Brewer
2 S356 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Michael Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining streamflows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. James B. Eldridge
3 S358 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Denise Andrews, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to best management practices in water. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. James B. Eldridge
4 S363 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 363) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to the Department of Environmental Protection water pollution project regulations . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Jennifer L. Flanagan
5 S373 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to sustainable water conservation practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Thomas P. Kennedy
6 S378 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 378) of Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett, Todd M. Smola, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Michael O. Moore
7 S399 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 399) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to regulation of discharge of pharmaceutical and personal care product-laden wastewater into private drinking water wells and municipal drinking water supplies. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Michael F. Rush
8 S410 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 410) of Bruce E. Tarr and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to wastewater facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Bruce E. Tarr
9 S945 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 945) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water resource impacts. Municipalities and Regional Government. James B. Eldridge
10 S972 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Karen E. Spilka and Michael Barrett for legislation to assist public water suppliers and to safeguard adequate water supplies. Municipalities and Regional Government. Karen E. Spilka
11 H687 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Carolyn C. Dykema
12 H688 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 688) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the publishing of guidelines for best water management practices by the Board of Trustees of the Water Pollution Abatement Trust and the Department of Environmental Protection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Carolyn C. Dykema
13 H689 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Environmental Protection conduct a feasibility study for the implementation of watershed based planning. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Carolyn C. Dykema
14 H690 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to provide for a capital outlay program of maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Carolyn C. Dykema
15 H695 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Lori A. Ehrlich
16 H707 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Sean Garballey
17 H716 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 716) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Anne M. Gobi
18 H736 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 736) of John D. Keenan relative to environmental performance standards for plumbing fixtures. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. John D. Keenan
19 H778 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 778) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the Massachusetts Water Management Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Alice Hanlon Peisch
20 H781 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 781) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and Stephen L. DiNatale relative to septic systems in manufactured housing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. George N. Peterson, Jr.
21 H788 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Denise Provost
Peter V. Kocot
22 H799 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 799) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others that coastal estuary or embayment watersheds impaired due to nitrogen pollution be deemed to be nitrogen sensitive areas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Paul A. Schmid, III
23 H800 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 800) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to buffer zones on land under the agricultural restriction program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Paul A. Schmid, III
24 H806 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 806) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Frank I. Smizik
25 H829 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 829) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to protect groundwater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Martha M. Walz
26 H3234 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3234) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish the Sudbury watershed advisory committee. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Carolyn C. Dykema
27 H3467 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William Patenaude relative to notification of fluoridated water in public water supplies. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Linda Campbell
28 H3480 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sarah K. Peake relative to the administration and implementation of the Drinking Water Revolving Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Sarah K. Peake
29 H3485 By Representative Bradley of Hingham and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3485) of Garrett J. Bradley and Robert L. Hedlund (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the establishment of sewer districts in the town of Cohasset. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.] Garrett J. Bradley
Robert L. Hedlund
30 H3618 By Representative Haddad of Somerset and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rules 12 and 9) of Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) that the town of Somerset be authorized to supply the towns of Swansea and Dighton and their inhabitants with water. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.] Patricia A. Haddad
Michael J. Rodrigues
31 H805 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 805) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Frank I. Smizik

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