COMMITTEE:    Natural Resources 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Troy Fraser 



To consider the following:


SB 353        Birdwell               
Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 385        Williams               
Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

SB 403        Eltife                 
Relating to the consideration of pension and other postemployment benefits in establishing the rates of a gas utility.

SB 691        Estes                  
Relating to the exemption from permitting by groundwater conservation districts for certain water wells used for domestic, livestock, and poultry watering purposes.

SB 692        Estes                  
Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements.

SB 727        Seliger                
Relating to groundwater conservation district management plans.

SB 728        Seliger                
Relating to a groundwater conservation district's recovery of expenses in closing or capping a well.

SB 737        Hegar                  
Relating to the management of groundwater production by groundwater conservation districts.

SB 875        Fraser                 
Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits.

SB 893        Whitmire               
Relating to motor fuel quality and testing.

SB 914        Wentworth              
Relating to the applicability to certain regional water districts of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1003       Fraser                 
Relating to penalties for, and emergency orders suspending, the operation of a rock crusher or certain concrete plants without a current permit under the Texas Clean Air Act.

SCR 2         Uresti                 
Urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5056, and to appropriate sufficient funds so that efforts to solve the salt problem in the Amistad International Reservoir can continue.

SCR 20        Fraser                 
Urging the United States Congress to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for stationary sources.

SJR 28        Rodriguez              
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities.