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    25% by 2025

    Learn more about Minnesota's water quality improvement goal...

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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 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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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, December 20, 2017

Meeting Description:
The December 20, 2017 EQB meeting will address two informational items and one decision item:

1) 25% by 2025 Public Input and Engagement

2) COP23: UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany

3) Request for Authorization to Begin Formal Rulemaking Process for (R-04494) 4410.2550 Rulemaking: Allow a Proposer to Prepare a Preliminary Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). (** Decision  Item)

 

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, November 15, 2017

Meeting Description:
The November 15, 2017 EQB meeting will address two informational items:

1) Minnesota Sustainability Accomplishments and Goals: Office of Enterprise Sustainability and Public and Private Sustainability Efforts

2) Environmental Review Advisory Panel (ERAP) Update

3) Interagency Pollinator Protection Team and Governor’s Committee on Pollinator Protection Update 

 

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EQB board meeting proposed agenda, October 18, 2017

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the October 18, 2017 meeting.

Due to technical difficulties, the webcast from the meeting was recorded in two seperate places. The first 50 minutes of the meeting is available here. The remainder of the meeting is available here. (The webcast is not an official record of the meeting).

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, July 19, 2017

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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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