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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 2019 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.

In 2018, EQB adopted a 5-year strategic plan to provide a broad framework for guiding the board's action and decision-making over the next 5 years.


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

Location Instructions:

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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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March 25, 2019 Board Meeting

Environmental Quality Board March 25 Meeting: Nitrates in the Karst Region

Please note that seating for the meeting is limited. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Please RSVP to assist us in anticipating turnout for the meeting.

March 25 Meeting Agenda

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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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