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   * Angus Duncan, Commission Chair   * Angus Duncan, Commission Chair
-  * New commission members +  ​* **New commission members** 
-  * Emissions “Inventory” is ever more current, having started out with 5 year reporting delay when commission born in 2003 +  ​* **Emissions “Inventory” is ever more current, having started out with 5 year reporting delay when commission born in 2003** 
-  * Update on Governor’s Office Climate Activities (20 min)  +  ​* **Update on Governor’s Office Climate Activities (20 min)**  
-  * Kristen Sheeran, Energy and Climate Change Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor  +    * Kristen Sheeran, Energy and Climate Change Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor  
-    * New members +      * New members 
-    * Governor’s Climate Change Cabinet has vacancies +      * Governor’s Climate Change Cabinet has vacancies 
-    * Have only met twice, and are getting up to speed on existing policy  +      * Have only met twice, and are getting up to speed on existing policy  
-    * Angus Duncan member  +      * Angus Duncan member  
-    * Specific studies … economics … landscapes as mitigation  +      * Specific studies … economics … landscapes as mitigation  
-    * Stakeholders issues  +      * Stakeholders issues  
-    * Achieve goals at lowest possible cost. +      * Achieve goals at lowest possible cost. 
-  * Governor wants open lines of communications – citizens’ advisory group +    * Governor wants open lines of communications – citizens’ advisory group 
-  * Not on target, and need to change that – price on carbon to the rescue ​ \\ [eda Premise of lowest possible cost comes up from various people w/o much vision of highest leverage of opportunities. ]  +  ​* **Not on target, and need to change that** – price on carbon to the rescue ​ \\ [eda Premise of lowest possible cost comes up from various people w/o much vision of highest leverage of opportunities. ]  
-  * Duncan comments on “not on target” and Transportation is one of the issues…+    * **Duncan comments on “not on target” and Transportation is one of the issues…**
   * **Update on Materials Management Priority Actions in Commission’s Roadmap 2020 (10 min)**   * **Update on Materials Management Priority Actions in Commission’s Roadmap 2020 (10 min)**
     * David Allaway, DEQ – slides were used, promised on website, but not yet on web site.     * David Allaway, DEQ – slides were used, promised on website, but not yet on web site.
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       * Bottle Washer is in Montana, so far.        * Bottle Washer is in Montana, so far. 
     * Local food is often lower carbon cost, but transportation can be surprisingly inexpensive,​ so sometimes more distant food can have lower carbon.     * Local food is often lower carbon cost, but transportation can be surprisingly inexpensive,​ so sometimes more distant food can have lower carbon.
-  * Overview of VW Settlement Fund Proposal and Public Comment Opportunity (10 min) Kevin Downing, DEQ+  ​* **Overview of VW Settlement Fund Proposal and Public Comment Opportunity (10 min) Kevin Downing, DEQ**
     * Oregonians bought a lot of VW diesels, and therefore have opportunities to spend more from $$$ pot.     * Oregonians bought a lot of VW diesels, and therefore have opportunities to spend more from $$$ pot.
     * Much $$ will go into getting rid of old polluting diesels. Some conversion to electric. Some upgrade to new.      * Much $$ will go into getting rid of old polluting diesels. Some conversion to electric. Some upgrade to new. 
     * Some will probably be spent on charge points as part of encouraging EVs.     * Some will probably be spent on charge points as part of encouraging EVs.
-  * Introduction to Oregon’s Statewide Sector-Based Greenhouse Gas Inventory (10 min)+  ​* **Introduction to Oregon’s Statewide Sector-Based Greenhouse Gas Inventory (10 min)**
     * Lesley Jantarasami,​ ODOE     * Lesley Jantarasami,​ ODOE
-  * Overview of PGE’s Decarbonization Study (20 min) Sunny Radcliffe, PGE Forest Carbon Update (45 min) Angus Duncan, Chair, and Andrew Yost, ODF  +  ​* **Overview of PGE’s Decarbonization Study (20 min)** Sunny Radcliffe, PGE Forest Carbon Update (45 min) Angus Duncan, Chair, and Andrew Yost, ODF  
-    * Good slides and presentation -- see materials list+    * Good slides and presentation -- see materials list for slides
     * They actually did carbon budgeting. Derived a carbon budget per customer per year. Noting that customer count has risen and is expected to rise dramatically. Still targeting Oregon totals.     * They actually did carbon budgeting. Derived a carbon budget per customer per year. Noting that customer count has risen and is expected to rise dramatically. Still targeting Oregon totals.
     * Expects to use methane until equipment’s end of life :-( – to be biofuel as NWNG shifts.     * Expects to use methane until equipment’s end of life :-( – to be biofuel as NWNG shifts.
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       * Larger version of this presentation to be given at Carbon Committee on next day (Tuesday 6/23)       * Larger version of this presentation to be given at Carbon Committee on next day (Tuesday 6/23)
  
-Public ​Comment:  +  * **Public ​Comments:**  
-  * Allen Smith reminded the group that they don’t pay attention to Methane, and that +  * Allen Smith reminded the group that the state of Oregon doesn't pay attention to Fugitive ​Methane, and that 
-    ​Methane is a problem worth attending to +    ​- Fugitive ​Methane is a problem worth attending to 
-    ​The state'​s lack of attention to this is a problem+    ​The state'​s lack of attention to it constitutes ​a problem
  
   * John Talberth pointed out that his report on Forests says    * John Talberth pointed out that his report on Forests says 
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