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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 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, June 14, 2017

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the June 14, 2017 meeting.

This meeting will cover climate discussions in the Waseca region and across the state.

NOTE: Time and location of EQB meeting

Waseca Community Conference and Training Room
303 S. State Street 56093
Waseca, MN
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

There is free parking available at this location.

Due to venue constraints, this meeting will not be webcast, but an video recording will be available at a later date.

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, June 8, 2017

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the June 8, 2017 meeting.

This meeting is a joint meeting of the EQB and the Governor's Committee on Pollinator Protection.

NOTE: Time and location of EQB meeting

University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus
Cargill Building Seminar Room 105
1500 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, April 19, 2017

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the April 19, 2017 meeting.

NOTE:  Time and location of EQB meeting:

Minnesota State Capitol Room G-23
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
St. Paul, Minnesota
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Parking for Capitol Complex: http://mn.gov/bms-stat/assets/capitolvisitor.pdf

 

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, March 15, 2017

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the March 15, 2017 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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2017 Environment and Energy Report Card

How healthy is Minnesota’s environment? What are the priority environmental issues that require action? How do we enhance the well-being of all Minnesotans while protecting critical resources?

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