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    Solar on Closed Landfills

    The 2020 report to the Legislature examines the potential for solar on closed landfills and offers policy recommendations to facilitate solar development on Minnesota’s Closed Landfill Program sites.

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    2020 State Water Plan

    The Plan looks at the intersection of water and climate challenges in MN for the coming decade

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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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    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.

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March 16, 2020 EQB Board Meeting ***Canceled***

Please be advised, the Environmental Quality Board meeting scheduled for March 16, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm is now canceled.

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November 20th, 2019 Board Meeting

The November 20, 2019 EQB meeting will address two decision items:

1) Decision: Approval and support of 2019 Emerald Ash Borer in Minnesota Report

2) Decision: Approval and support of 2019 Minnesota State Agency Pollinator Report

November 20 Board Meeting Audio

 

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