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    2019 Environment and Energy Report Card

    The 2019 report focuses on five key areas of Minnesota’s environment: climate, energy, air, water and land.

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    Minnesota State Agency Pollinator Report

    The 2018 report reviews the state of the pollinators in Minnesota.

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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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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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Citizen Board Member Opening - 4th Congressional District

Apply to be an Environmental Quality Board Member!

Applications open for members from the 4th Congressional District:

the 4th Congressional District includes St. Paul and surrounding suburbs such as, Woodbury, Maplewood, Roseville, New Brighton, White Bear Lake, and Stillwater.

 

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June 13, 2019 Board Meeting

Please be advised, this meeting is on Thursday, June 13th starting at 2:00 pm.

The June 13, 2019 EQB meeting will address two informational items:

1) Environmental Quality Board's Water Authorities and 2020 State Water Plan

2) Updates and discussion on the request for a Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) on nitrate contamination in the karst region of Minnesota

June 13 Board Meeting Audio

 

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May 15, 2019 Board Meeting

The May 15, 2019 EQB meeting will address two decision items:

1) Responsible Governmental Unit Re-designation for the Marshall Generation Station

2) Authorizing EQB Rulemaking to Adopt Amendments to the Environmental Review Rules

May 15 Board Meeting Audio

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May 1, 2019 Board Meeting

The May 1, 2019 EQB meeting will address three informational items:

1) Reflections on History of the MN Environmental Review Program

2) Environmental Review Program Overview

3) Reflections on Environmental Review and Opportunities for Program Improvements

May 1 Board Meeting Audio

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April 10, 2019 Board Meeting

EQB Meeting and Open House: Public Engagement and Minnesota’s Environment

We invite you to join the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) at their next Board meeting on April 10 from 5:30-7:30 at Wilder Center in St. Paul.

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