The National Association of Counties (NACo) appointed Santa Rosa County Commissioner Bob Cole, District 2, to serve as an energy subcommittee vice chair of the Environment, Energy and Land Use (EELU) Steering Committee. Cole has been a member of NACo for many years and this is his ninth year to be chosen for a leadership position. In this national position, the District 2 commissioner will stay updated on developments from Capitol Hill and collaborate on county issues with colleagues across the nation.
The NACo EELU Steering Committee is responsible for all matters pertaining to air, water, energy, and land use, including water resources/management, stormwater, pesticides, air quality standards, solid, hazardous, and nuclear waste handling, transport, and disposal, national energy policy, renewable/alternative energy, alternative fuel vehicles, energy facility siting, electricity utility restructuring, pipeline safety, oil spills, superfund/brownfields, eminent domain, land use, coastal management, oceans, parks and recreation.
For more information, visit www.NACo.org.