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    Environmental Review Program

    The Environmental Quality Board writes the rules for conducting environmental reviews. The actual reviews are usually conducted by governing bodies such as a county board, city council or a state agency.

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    Climate Change in Minnesota

    Climate change affects how we work, live and play. See how you can take action.

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    Water

    The Environmental Quality Board is charged with coordinating state water resource management activities between the member agencies.

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    Silica Sand Program

    We maintain a library of local government ordinances and permits that have been approved for the regulation of silica sand projects. The library includes two types of documents, excerpts of larger zoning ordinances and permits, approvals, or denials of specific projects.

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Environmental Quality Board

The Environmental Quality Board is made up of 9 agency heads and 8 citizen members. In addition to other duties, we provide leadership and coordination across agencies on priority environmental issues that are multi-jurisdictional, and multi-dimensional, as well as provide for opportunities for public access and engagement.

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February 20, 2019 Board Meeting *** CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ***

**** Due to the inclement weather the EQB Board meeting originally scheduled for 2/20 is cancelled until further notice ****

February 20 Meeting Agenda

Note that the following agenda includes introductory and informational items only, as a Board Chair has not yet been named.

Meeting Time and Location  

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December 19 Board Meeting

The December 19, 2018 EQB meeting will address two informational items:

1) Enterprise Sustainability 2017 Annual Report Review

2) Environmental Quality Board Member Reflection and Discussion

 

Location Instructions:

This month’s meeting will take place in the MPCA Rooms 2A/2B. The meeting location has changed from our traditional MPCA Board Room meeting location due to ongoing construction.

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November 21 Board Meeting

The November 21, 2018 EQB meeting will address two informational items:

1) State of the Pollinators in MN

2) Environmental Review Advisory Panel Final Report; Continued discussion

 

Location Instructions:

This month’s meeting will take place in the Veteran's Service Building in St. Paul. The meeting location has changed from our traditional MPCA Board Room meeting location due to ongoing construction.

 

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October 18 Board Meeting

The October 18, 2018 EQB meeting will address one informational item and one decision item:

1) Youth Environmental Leadership throughout Minnesota

2) EQB Commitment to Youth Engagement

 

Location Instructions:

This month’s meeting will take place in the Ramsey County Library Roseville. The meeting location has changed from our traditional MPCA Board Room meeting location due to ongoing construction. Webcast will not be available for the meeting.

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October 17 Board Meeting

The October 17, 2018 EQB meeting will address two informational items:

1) Emerald Ash Borer

2) Environmental Review Advisory Panel Final Report

 

Location Instructions:

This month’s meeting will take place in the MPCA Rooms 2A/2B. The meeting location has changed from our traditional MPCA Board Room meeting location due to ongoing construction.

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