State Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, has been appointed to the National Conference on State Legislatures’ Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee.

The appointment was made by the president of the Senate. Miramant will serve as a representative from the Maine Senate.

The Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee is one of nine standing committees of the NCSL. The committee educates Congress and federal agencies about state concerns. In addition, the committee also serves as a forum for state legislators and legislative staff to learn about and share information regarding programs and initiatives in other states. In particular, this committee has jurisdiction over state and federal energy, environment, agriculture and transportation programs, legislation, regulations and policies.