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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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    Water Program

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

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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 effects how we work, live and play. See how you can take action.

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Environmental Quality Board

The Environmental Quality Board is made up of 9 agency heads and 5 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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EQB board meeting proposed agenda, May 20, 2015

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the May 20, 2015 meeting.

The meeting will be webcast live here. (The webcast is not an official record of the meeting.)

Archives of this video will only be available for a limited time of 6 months.

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EAW Distribution List

This is a list of all responsible parties required to receive a copy of an EAW or EIS updated April, 2015.

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EQB silica sand subcommittee meeting proposed agenda, April 15, 2015

 EQB silica sand subcommittee meeting proposed agenda, April 15, 2015.

The meeting will be webcast live here. (The webcast is not an official record of the meeting.)

Archives of this video will only be available for a limited time of 6 months.

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EQB Webcast Mar. 18, 2015

The March 18, 2015 EQB meeting webcast can be seen here.

Please note, this is not an official record of the EQB meeting.

Archives of this video will only be available for a limited time of 6 months.

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EQB Pipeline Report Draft March 18, 2015

This document is a draft of the Interagency Report on Oil Pipelines, presented to the EQB March 18, 2015.

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