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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.


Quick Reference: Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW)

Guidance revised December 2015. This guidance has been prepared by EQB staff to be used in the preparation of Environmental Assessment Worksheets (EAW). It provides a brief overview of the EAW process and timeline.

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EQB Pipeline Report Final December 15, 2015

This document is the Final Interagency Report on Oil Pipelines as presented to the EQB in December, 2015.

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EQB sub-committee meeting proposed agenda, November 18, 2015

Minnesota Prepares for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference
This meeting will be an opportunity to discuss the role Minnesota can play in international climate negotiations and to discuss Minnesota’s contributions to the conference.  We hope this meeting is a step forward in an ongoing dialogue to further shape and refine the new ideas and insights you bring back from Paris.

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EQB board meeting proposed agenda, November 18, 2015

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the November 18, 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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EQB Rulemaking

This is an overview of the current rulemaking initiatives.
Mandatory Categories
Silica Sand

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Environmental Quality Board Events Calendar