ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS COMMITTEE
NORTH CAROLINA MINING AND ENERGY COMMISSION
April 4, 2013
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Archdale Building – Ground Floor Hearing Room
1. Call to Order and Notice of NCGS 138A-15 - Vice Chairman Dr. Ray Covington
In accordance with the State Government Ethics Act, it is the duty of every member of the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission to avoid conflicts of interest and potential conflicts. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or potential conflict with respect to matters coming before the Committee today, please identify the conflict or potential conflict at this time.
2. Background and Introductions - Vice Chairman Dr. Ray Covington
3. Approval of Minutes from last meeting - Vice Chairman Dr. Ray Covington
4. Diesel Fuel Constituents and Uses - Ryan Channell (15 Minutes)
5. Hydraulic Fracturing Risk Assessment - Donna Womack & Jennifer Redmon, RTI (15 Minutes)
7. Discussion - Vice Chairman Dr. Ray Covington
Reminder to All MEC Members: Members having a question about a conflict of interest or potential conflict should consult with the Chair or with legal counsel.
Reminder to MEC Members Appointed by the Governor: Executive Order 34 mandates that in transacting Commission business each person appointed by the Governor shall act always in the best interest of the public without regard for his or her financial interests. To this end, each appointee must recuse himself or herself from voting on any matter on which the appointee has a financial interest.