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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, December 21, 2016

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the December 21, 2016 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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Joint EQB/PUC Informational Meeting, November 29, 2016 - Presentations

The Environmental Quality Board and the Public Utilities Commission held a special joint informational meeting on November 29th, 2016 in the Minnesota Senate Building.

The topic of the meeting was Germany’s Energy Transition: Lessons Learned and Next Steps. The presentations from the meeting are below.

Harry Lehmann - Energiewende: History – Status – Future

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Joint EQB/PUC Informational Meeting Agenda, November 29, 2016

This special joint informational meeting of the Environmental Quality Board and the Public Utilities Commission will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on November 29th, 2016 in Room 1200 of the Minnesota Senate Building located at 95 University Ave. W, Saint Paul, MN 55155.

The topic of the meeting is Germany’s Energy Transition: Lessons Learned and Next Steps. Please follow the link below for the meeting agenda.

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EQB Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, October 19, 2016

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the October 19, 2016 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 Board Meeting Proposed Agenda, September 21, 2016

EQB agenda and accompanying materials for the Septermber 21, 2016 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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