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Orange County Commission for the Environment

Meeting Agenda

June 11, 2012

7:30 p.m.

Southern Human Services Center

2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, NC

A complete copy of the agenda is available for viewing online.  A complete agenda may also be accessed at the DEAPR Office located in the Environment and Agricultural Center 306-A Revere Road, Hillsborough, NC M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

I. Call to Order

II. Additions or Changes to Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from May 14, 2012 as submitted. Attachment 1

IV.  Update on Hydraulic Fracturing

Staff will provide an overview of the recent NCGS assessment of natural gas availability in North Carolina and the latest actions by the NC General Assembly.  Attachment 2, Attachment 3, Attachment 4, Attachment 5

V. Updates and Information Items

Staff will provide updated information on the following items:

           See the Orange County Transit Plan

  • CFE memo about Gorilla Materials, Inc. Attachment 7
  • CFE proposal to protect roadside native plant habitat Attachment 8
  • CFE proposal for generating solar energy in subdivisions Attachment 9
  • UNC adds 107 acres to Mason Farm Biological Reserve Attachment 10

VI. Committee Meetings

The standing committees will meet to continue work on assigned tasks


VII.  Adjournment

Next meeting: August 13, 2012 - Hillsborough, NC